If small, the hematoma or seroma may reabsorb and resolve without intervention. Larger hematomas and seromas may need to be drained by your veterinarian. In some cases, it may be necessary to place a temporary drain in the area to allow further accumulation of blood and/or serum to drain from the area.
A condition in which serum collects underneath a surgical incision
A change in the way that tissue is constructed; a sore
The accumulation of blood in bodily tissues
Term used to refer to a condition of having a disease or affliction but not displaying symptoms of it.