hematoma hematoma


  • (n) a localized swelling filled with blood


  1. Richardson's fatal injury was an epidural hematoma.
  2. Richardson died of an epidural hematoma, an accumulation of blood between the skull and dura, the tough tissue covering the brain.
  3. He had suffered a subdural hematoma, or bleeding in the brain.


  1. Mark Hunt to have multiple surgeries on left leg

    03:36 PM ET 06.10 | UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt announced he will have multiple operations on his left leg, because he has an infected hematoma in his left leg. Hunt is still dealing with a fractured right toe suffered in his UFC 160 fight against Junior dos Santos.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  2. Many Falls

    Attorneys for Navarrez, who was 79 when he was admitted to San Marino in 2009, presented evidence that he fell nine times while at the facility in March and April of that year. He suffered a subdural hematoma, requiring surgery, after the last fall and later suffered a stroke.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise

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  1. Penders called the injury "a terrible charley horse that turned into a hematoma. It was like a football helmet on his thigh."
    on Mar 16, 2010 By: Tom Penders Source: Washington Post

  2. For example, when Alexandre Vinokourov, one of the favorites to win entering the Tour, took a nasty spill in Stage Five, Liggett said, "And you can see that nasty hematoma on his right leg."
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: Phil Liggett Source: KC Community News

  3. He returned to the team hospital at 11 pm "with stitches in his biceps and chin, and a big hematoma on his hip," director Johan Bruyneel told Versus' Craig Hummer. "I hope he can survive today. If he gets thru first hour and a half, I think...
    on Jul 13, 2007 By: Johan Bruyneel Source: SI.com

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