Haematoma of the head of elderly woman on steroids

Haematoma of the head of elderly woman on steroids

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Caption: Haematoma. Close-up of a haematoma on the forehead of an 82-year-old woman. A haematoma is an accumulation of clotted blood within the tissues resulting from a ruptured blood vessel. Here, this is characterized by swelling and purple and red discolouration under the skin. Haematomas can be caused by injury, a disease of the blood vessels or a clotting disorder of the blood. In this patient haematoma occurred following steroid treatment. The accumulated blood presses on the surrounding tissues which can cause considerable pain. In painful cases the haematoma may be lanced and drained by a doctor. Most haematomas disappear within a few days.

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Keywords: bruise, condition, disorder, elderly, elderly woman, forehead, haematom, haematoma, head, healthcare, injury, medical, medicine, side effect, steroid, woman

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