Rectus haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


This lady presented with acute abdominal pain. Her examination was indeterminate and after inital investigation, she proceeded to CT abdomen.

Patient Data

Age: Elderly
Gender: Female

An ill-defined mass is present involving the rectus muscles on the right. There is significant surrounding stranding. Features are in keeping with a rectus haematoma, and the patient was on Warfarin.  

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Case information

rID: 6403
Case created: 20th Jun 2009
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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