A hematoma within the brain itself. Diagnosis is usually made by CT or MRI scan. Treatment involves surgery.
- Hematoma, extradural
A hematoma (a collection of blood) within the cranium (skull). The bleed may or may not be within the brain itself. See Epidural hematoma; Subdural hematoma; Intracranial hematoma.
- Hematoma, subcutaneous
A hematoma beneath the skin.
Hepatitis B virus. A virus which primarily causes inflammation of the liver. The hepatitis B virus can be transmitted in several ways including blood transfusion, needle sticks, body piercing and tattooing using unsterile instruments, dialysis, sexual and even less intimate close contact, and childbirth. Symptoms include fatigue, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, and light stools. […]
- Hb (hemoglobin)
Hb is the standard abbreviation for hemoglobin.
Hepatitis B immune globulin, which contains antibodies to hepatitis B virus (HBV). HBIG offers prompt but short-lived protection against infection with HBV. HBIG may be given in cases of accidents that carry a transmission risk when the exposed person has not received the HBV vaccine.