Korean Journal of Pediatrics 2007;50(11):1125-1128.
Published online November 15, 2007.
Epidural hematoma treated by aspiration of accompanying cephalhematoma in a newborn infant
Ki Won Oh1, Heng Mi Kim2
1Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Ulsan, Korea
2Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
신생아에서 동반된 두혈종 흡인으로 치료된경막외출혈 1례
오기원1, 김행미2
1울산대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2경북대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Correspondence: 
Heng Mi Kim, Email: hmkim@knu.ac.kr
Abstract
Epidural hematoma is relatively rare in newborn infants and frequently associated with instrumental deliveries or other complications during labor and delivery. Although surgical evacuation has been the most common therapy, many other procedures have been described. Although many epidural hematomas require surgical evacuation rather than nonsurgical management, conservative or aspiration of hematoma have been attempted. In the case of EDH associated with cephalhematoma, aspiration of cephalhematoma could be attempted because frequent features of these combination were communication between these hematoma. We report a case of successful nonsurgical management of epidural hematoma through the aspiration of accompanying cephalhematoma in a 5-day-old newborn infant.
Key Words: Hematoma, Epidural, Cephalhematoma, Newborn, Aspiration, Nonsurgical


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