Gluteal haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fall from height about 6 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female

Ultrasound

Modality: Ultrasound

Ultrasound reveals large collection in the subcutaneous tissue of the right gluteal region, encapsulated, with septa in respect of "web", heterogeneous hypoechoic content and absence of internal flow on Doppler. This is the characteristic feature of hematoma on ultrasound. Similar to that found in hemorrhagic ovarian cysts.

Case Discussion

The case was treated conservatively. 

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Case Information

rID: 18164
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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