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Cases Journal

, 2:6353

First Online: 07 July 2009Received: 03 March 2009Accepted: 11 June 2009DOI: 10.4076-1757-1626-2-6353

Cite this article as: Kizilkanat, K.T., Olcucuoglu, E. & Kulacoglu, H. Cases Journal 2009 2: 6353. doi:10.4076-1757-1626-2-6353

Abstract

Rectus sheath hematoma may present as a painful mass in the anterior abdominal wall. The underlying reasons may vary, while anticoagulant use and thromboembolism prophylaxis are documented causes. Treatment is mostly conservative however interventional procedures can be required. We herein present a case of 76-year-old patient with an uncontrolled rectus hematoma despite surgical hemostasis. The patient was treated succesfully by applying hemostatic matrix Floseal.

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Autor: Kansav Tunc Kizilkanat - Engin Olcucuoglu - Hakan Kulacoglu

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