Prominent forehead hematomas ("goose-eggs") as an initial manifestation of hemophilia

Ellen S. Plummer, Shelley E. Crary, George R. Buchanan

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Abstract

Prominent forehead hematomas, "goose-eggs," may suggest an underlying disorder of coagulation. We reviewed records of 324 children with hemophilia and confirmed that a goose-egg was the presenting feature leading to a diagnosis of hemophilia in 14 of them. Primary care providers should be aware of this unique presentation of hemophilia.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1781-1783
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume163
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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