[Rectus sheath hematoma].

  title={[Rectus sheath hematoma].},
  author={Joseph M. Klausner and Shlomo Lelcuk and Eliezer Hornstein and Roman Rozin},
  volume={100 3},
Rectus sheath hematoma is rarely diagnosed preoperatively. It can mimic acute intra-abdominal disease and other familiar disorders. It is more frequent during pregnancy and debilitating diseases. Blunt trauma to the abdomen, straining, coughing and anticoagulant therapy are also common contributing factors. The presenting symptom is onset of acute, localized, abdominal pain soon after the precipitating event. A tender abdominal mass is palpated in one of the rectus muscles. There are no… CONTINUE READING
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