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Definition of Hematoma, intracranial

Hematoma, intracranial: A hematoma (a collection of blood) within the cranium (skull). The bleed may or may not be within the brain itself.

See Epidural hematoma; Subdural hematoma; Intracranial hematoma.

Picture of an epidural, subdural, and intracerebral hematomas

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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