Surface tumours

Continued from last week


I had promised last week (and the week before) to deal with ear haematomas. It has now occurred to me that it would be more appropriate to firstly write about haematomas in general, before addressing ear haematomas more specifically.

Simply defined, a haematoma (sometimes spelled ‘hematoma’) is a localized collection of blood outside the blood vessels.

Before we continue I should mention, in passing, that blood, is mainly made up of serum and blood cells (white and red). Actually, some scientists regard blood as a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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