Hematoma (from the Greek translates to "haema"blood and from the Latin "oma" - a tumor) is the accumulation of blood in tissues. Such clusters are formed as a result of various damage to a medium or large caliber vessel. Most often, the vessel is damaged due to aggressive exposure to a blunt and heavy object. On much less often the cause of hematoma are blood diseases (hemophilia).
The aged hematoma is often exposedsurgical intervention. In general, this pathology should be treated with care. Especially dangerous are bruises on the chest. If you find even a small bruise on your chest - do not bypass it. Do not neglect it, even if you do not remember when and where you hit. Older hematomas require attentive treatment. Note that chronic hematoma on the breast can cause the development of breast cancer. Therefore, joking with this pathology is extremely dangerous. It is necessary to consult a doctor right away. Note that the treatment of chronic hematoma, as well as their rehabilitation therapy, are usually based on individual indications of a person. The doctor must necessarily take into account an anamnesis, hereditary predisposition, various risk factors, the patient's presence of any injuries.
The aged hematoma is limitedThe cavity, which, in turn, is filled with coagulated or fresh blood. Pain is the main symptom of hematoma. In the first stages it is weak and dull. However, it can become intense. Continuous bleeding may also be involved. Such a symptom of chronic hematoma, like pain, begins to develop because of the blood pressure of nerve endings. Also, the hematoma can be chronic. She often gets insulted. In such cases, the pain becomes acute and shooting. Visually stale hematomas resemble stone densities, as well as tumor-like formations.
Symptoms of chronic hematoma: pain can be pulsating. In this case, the bleeding from the arterial vessel continues. The hematoma begins to pulsate to the beat of the heartbeat. When examined and palpated, all chronic hematomas are extremely painful. Especially such a symptom as acute pain is felt when suppuration. In such cases, body temperature can rise to high numbers. A slight increase in temperature is often observed in the resorption of chronic hematomas. This is due to the hyperthermic effects of chronic blood on the body. In the beginning, the skin above the hematoma has a bluish-purple hue. Over time, it becomes light and then turns yellow-green. The reason for this is the active decomposition of hemoglobin.