Seroma: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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A seroma is filled with _____.

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1. If you were a doctor and suspected a seroma, you could aspirate it (take a small sample with a syringe and needle). What would you see in the syringe?

2. Why do seromas form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to see how familiar you are with seromas. The meaning of this term and its symptoms are topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Components inside a seroma
  • Why seromas form
  • Signs that a seroma is infected
  • Dealing with a small seroma

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on seromas
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what you would see after aspirating a seroma
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why seromas form and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge by using the lesson called Seroma: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. Topics you can review include:

  • How seromas grow
  • Seroma characteristics
  • Dealing with seromas