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Retroperitoneal hemorrhage

Retroperitoneal hemorrhage
Classification and external resources
Transverse section, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney. (Peritoneum is labeled at center right. Retroperitoneal space is behind peritoneum.)
ICD-10 R58, R93.5
ICD-9 793.6459.0
DiseasesDB 11455

Retroperitoneal hemorrhage (or retroperitoneal hematoma) refers to an accumulation of blood found in the retroperitoneal space.

It can present with Grey Turner's sign (flank bruising).

Causes include:

References

  1. ^ John P. McGahan; Barry B. Goldberg (January 2008). Diagnostic ultrasound. Informa Health Care. pp. 772–.  
  2. ^ Case Rep Vasc Med. 2013;2013:452317 http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/452317
  3. ^ Marilyn J. Siegel (1 November 2007). Pediatric Body CT. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 353–.  


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