Caput succedaneum

Al nacimiento, es común que la parte superior del cuero cabelludo del bebé presente hinchazón o magulladuras en las áreas que se introdujeron primero en el cuello uterino. Esto es lo que se conoce como caput succedaneum y se palpa como una masa suave y esponjosa. Este bebé tiene un caput grande en el lado derecho del cuero cabelludo.Caput succedaneum

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Last reviewed 5/10/2013 by Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.

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