Delayed Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Haematoma after Unilateral Total Hip Replacement

@inproceedings{Prez2016DelayedSR,
  title={Delayed Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Haematoma after Unilateral Total Hip Replacement},
  author={Ana P{\'e}rez and Julio Vicente Duart Clemente and Javier del R{\'i}o Alonso and Mat{\'i}as Alfonso Olmos and Alvaro and Silva Gonz{\'a}lez and Carlos Villas Tom{\'e}},
  year={2016}
}
We present the case of a 59 year-old woman who developed a major spontaneous retroperitoneal haematoma after performing a unilateral total hip arthroplasty. We reviewed the literature to see that a retroperitoneal haematoma is a rare event which can potentially be life-threatening. In our patient the abdominal pain instead of being acute, as it happens on… CONTINUE READING