Day: May 27, 2022

Hematomas

A hematoma is defined as a collection of blood outside of a blood vessel following an injury to the vessel. Any injury to a blood vessel can cause bleeding. In such cases, blood often seeps into surrounding tissues. Several types of hematomas are indicative of medical emergencies and scenarios – such as a subdural hematoma …

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Phlebitis and DVTs

Phlebitis is a medical term for inflammation of a vein. This condition typically occurs in veins found just beneath the skin’s surface rather than in the deeper veins of the body such as the femoral artery of the groin and thigh. However, left untreated, phlebitis poses an increased risk of developing blood clots in deeper …

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