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Clinical Features of a Retroperitoneal Hematoma in an Anticoagulated Patient

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology

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Description:

Retroperitoneal hemorrhage with hematoma formation is a significant complication for patients receiving anticoagulation. This may occur in patients receiving either heparin or oral anticoagulants. Most cases are spontaneous but some may occur after injury or associated with a demonstrable lesion (tumor, aneurysm, other).

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