Condition

Rectus Sheath Haematoma

Description

 

A rectus sheath haematoma is an accumulation of blood in the sheath of the rectus abdominis muscle. It causes abdominal pain with or without a mass.
 
The haematoma may be caused by either rupture of one of the epigastric arteries or by a muscular tear. Causes of this include anticoagulation, coughing, pregnancy, abdominal surgery and trauma. With the advent of an ageing population and the widespread use of anticoagulant medications, there is evidence that this traditionally benign condition is becoming more common and more serious. Source: Wikipedia
 

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Specialities

Medical centres

Hospitals

Vithas Xanit International Hospital Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n Benalmádena
Hospital El Angel Calle Corregidor Nicolás Isidro 16 Málaga

Professionals

General Surgery,Digestive System