Rectus sheath hematoma.

  title={Rectus sheath hematoma.},
  author={Olusegun O Osinbowale and John Jerry R Bartholomew},
  journal={Vascular medicine},
  volume={13 4},
Rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) is a known complication of anticoagulation therapy and a source of potential morbidity and mortality. Early diagnosis and appropriate treatment may help to prevent complications including hemodynamic instability, the abdominal compartment syndrome or multiorgan dysfunction. Although the diagnosis can be made clinically, it can be confirmed with computed tomography of the abdomen. Most patients can be managed conservatively; however, it is often necessary to suspend… CONTINUE READING
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