Spontaneous retroperitoneal hematomas developed in two patients on long-term dialysis. In one, a femoral nerve palsy resulted. Recovery was slow, but complete. The second patient had the manifestations of obstructive jaundice. Diagnosis was made surgically, the hematoma was evacuated, and the obstruction was relieved.
(JAMA 230:1164-1165, 1974)
Vanichayakornkul S, Cioffi RF, Harper E, O'Connell JMB, Shalhoub RJ. Spontaneous Retroperitoneal Hematoma: A Complication of Hemodialysis. JAMA. 1974;230(8):1164–1165. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03240080046028
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