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How dangerous is adrenal hematoma in infant and how to cure it ?

My baby is 7months old. But when he was 20 days he had high fever and was hospitalized. During the examinations the doctors asked us to do a sonography of the babies stomach followed by a CT Scan . The findings detected ADRENAL HEMATOMA . doctors have told us to get his sonography done after 6 months. I do not understand whether what to do? Kindly tell me how dangerous is his and what problems it may create in an infant
Asked On : Sat, 28 May 2011
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Adrenal hematoma may occur in the neonatal period as a consequence of difficult labor or cauuse may not be evident. it occurs in 3 live birth/100,000. later it may cause calcification and may affect adrenal function but usually it gets resolved with in 3-6 months, hence a follow up usg required at 6 month of age.
Get an ultrasonography done and consult paeditrician/endocrinologist.
Answered: Sun, 29 May 2011
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