Giant rectus sheath hematomas of the pelvis complicating anticoagulant therapy: CT findings.

Abstract

We present three cases of giant rectus sheath hematomas in patients on anticoagulant therapy studied by ultrasound and CT. The anatomy of the posterior rectus sheath is described to explain why blood tracks into the pelvis when the hematomas enlarge.

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@article{Pastakia1984GiantRS, title={Giant rectus sheath hematomas of the pelvis complicating anticoagulant therapy: CT findings.}, author={B Pastakia and K Horvath and D Kurtz and R Udelsman and J L Doppman}, journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography}, year={1984}, volume={8 6}, pages={1120-3} }