Extradural hematoma in the neonate. Case report.

  title={Extradural hematoma in the neonate. Case report.},
  author={Glen Merry and Graham Stuart},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={51 5},
This baby boy was born on May 5, 1978, by spontaneous normal vaginal delivery following an uncomplicated pregnancy. Birth weight was normal. The head circumference was 36.0 cm. There was slight widening of the cranial sutures, but with a soft anterior fontanel. No other abnormality was present. Progress was normal until the 10th day of life when an ooze of blood from the umbilicus occurred. The hemoglobin was 7.7 gm/dl. An 80-mi transfusion of fresh whole blood was given. The anterior fontanel… CONTINUE READING

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