Early needle aspiration of large infant cephalohematoma: a safe procedure to avoid esthetic complications

Conclusion: In newborns with large and persistent unesthetic cephalohematoma, puncture under local anesthesia with oral sucrose can be safely proposed between day 15 and day 30 after birth.What is Known:•Infant cephalohematoma is a frequent pathology of newborns, consisting of a traumatic subperiosteal hematoma of the skull. Most cephalohematomas are small and require no treatment because they spontaneously disappear within the first month.•Large and non-resorptive cephalohematomas may have significant esthetic and functional consequences.What is New:•Early puncture under local anesthesia is a safe, effective, and rapid procedure, decreasing the risk of persistent skull deformities.•Puncture can be proposed for newborns with a large (high projection and/or high angle connection) persistent anesthetic cephalohematoma, between day 15 and day 30, before spontaneous calcification.
Source: European Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

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