Search form

Topics:

ubmslateCL-logo-ubm

CL Mobile Menu

Ecchymosis: A Photo Essay: Page 7 of 8

Ecchymosis: A Photo Essay: Page 7 of 8

This large, firm, ecchymotic and exquisitely tender mass was seen over the left side of the abdomen of a 77-year-old woman. The medical history revealed she was taking warfarin and she had fallen in her home a few days earlier. A CT scan without contrast of the abdomen and pelvis showed a massive abdominal wall hematoma arising from the left rectus sheath of the lateral abdominal wall with a fluid-blood level consistent with an acute hemorrhage.

Abdominal wall hematoma
Courtesy of Donald Wickline, MD, Michael D. Smith, MD, and David Effron, MD.

Click here for the next image

 

 
Loading comments...

By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.