Rectus sheath haematoma - a complication of anticoagulation therapy. A case report

Du Toit D.F. ; Maritz J. ; Loxton A.J. ; Groenewald J.H. (1983)


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A right-sided rectus sheath haematoma developed during heparin therapy for deep vein thrombosis. Computed tomography of the abdomen provided accurate pre-operative images of the size and extent of the haematoma, and surgical evacuation thereof resulted in uneventful recovery.

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