Gluteal haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Fall from height about 6 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 62
Gender: Female


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
Case created: 15th Jun 2012
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
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