Medial gastrocnemius hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Sudden pain and swelling of the right lower leg after minor physical activity. Ultrasound performed to rule out DVT showed an echogenic mass.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Massive bleeding within the fascia of the right medial gastrocnemius with susceptibility artifacts on the T2*-weighted gradient echo images.

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Case information

rID: 17689
Published: 4th May 2012
Last edited: 2nd Nov 2015
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