Spontaneous rectus sheath hematoma

Valdez, Gerson; Smalligan, Roger
January 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE20
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 77 year old woman who was admitted to hospital with acute coronary syndrome and hypertensive crisis. It is reported that adenosine stress test was performed for the patient and during the test, the patient became hypotensive and had nausea, confusion and abdominal pain. The woman was taking anticoagulants and a computed tomography scan of the abdomen showed a right rectus sheath hematoma.


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