Posttraumatic subgaleal and orbital hematoma due to factor XIII deficiency

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The authors report on a 6-year-old boy who presented with a tense subgaleal hematoma and proptosis 2 weeks after a minor head injury that were successfully managed by continuous closed-system drainage and blood transfusion. At evaluation he was found to have a transient mild factor XIII deficiency.

Abbreviation used in this paper: FXIII = factor XIII.
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Address correspondence to: Ari G. Chacko, M.Ch., Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India 6320-004. email:

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