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Seroma: Introduction

A tumour-like mass or accumulation of serum in a tissue or organ that often occurs following surgery. The serum is a clear fluid consisting of cells and plasma from nearby blood vessel damaged during surgery. This accumulation can cause localized swelling at the site of the surgery. ...more »

Symptoms of Seroma

  • Bulging of surgical site and fluid-like movement under site on touch/compression
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Treatments for Seroma

  • Removal of fluid with a needle and syringe if marked bulging
  • However in most cases your body will reabsorb the fluid over time
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