Iliopsoas haemorrhage (with background haemophilia)
A known case of haemophilia presented with acute, non-traumatic onset of left hip anterior pain with flexion deformity for last 2 days.
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There is avascular, heterogeneous echo pattern area ( about 70 x 30 x 30 mm ) resulting in enlarged left iliopsoas in comparison to the asymptomatic right. There is no effusion in the left hip joint.
Ultrasound findings in a patient with a clinical background of hemophilia favor iliopsoas haematoma.
- Iliopsoas haemorrhage in patients with haemophilia: results from one centre. Haemophilia. 2005 Sep;11(5):463-7. Balkan C1, Kavakli K, Karapinar D. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2516.2005.01123.x