Florida Caput Succedaneum Attorney
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Birth can be an extremely traumatic physical experience for mother and
child. A common injury an infant might sustain is caput succedaneum, which
is the swelling of a newborn’s scalp soon after delivery. The wound
looks like a lump or bump on an infant’s head. This condition is
usually caused by prolonged pressure from the dilated cervix or vaginal
walls on the child’s scalp during the delivery process.
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Symptoms of Caput Succedaneum
The primary symptom of this condition is puffiness under the skin of the
baby’s scalp. In this area, a child’s skin will be swollen
and soft, and pressing on it can result in a dimple in the flesh. There
may be some discoloration or bruising, but it shouldn’t be too extensive.
Typically, the condition will resolve itself within a few days and doesn’t
require treatment. However, because the bruising caused by caput succedaneum
may break down into bilirubin, there is a heightened risk of an infant
developing jaundice. Jaundice typically doesn’t post problems unless
it goes untreated. If the condition is untreated, it could result in several
medical issues, including brain damage and, in severe cases, death.
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