Spontaneous liver haematoma as a result of thrombolytic therapy

Cardiology; General Surgery; Hepatology
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2010.0007
10
38-41
Spontaneous liver haematoma as a result of thrombolytic therapy

Spontaneous liver haemorrhage due to thrombolysis is an extremely rare and life-threatening condition. This is the only report of spontaneous liver haemorrhage following thrombolysis in the literature that has been managed non-operatively, and proves such an approach is possible. The clinical findings and management of this case are discussed in relation to the relevant literature.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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