Bilateral iliopsoas hematoma: Case report and literature review

  title={Bilateral iliopsoas hematoma: Case report and literature review},
  author={Azam M. Basheer and Rajan Jain and Toomas Anton and Jack P. Rock},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
BACKGROUND Clinically significant spontaneous bilateral iliopsoas hematoma is a rare complication of anticoagulation therapy. Definitive treatment of spontaneous iliopsoas hematomas is not well-established and varies between observation and surgical intervention. The intramuscular hematoma causes severe pain, muscle dysfunction, and occasionally nerve palsy with the femoral nerve most commonly affected. Most patients are neurologically normal but when a significant neurological deficit is… CONTINUE READING