haemoperitoneum


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he·mo·per·i·to·ne·um

(hē'mō-per'i-tŏ-nē'ŭm)
Blood in the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): haemoperitoneum.

haemoperitoneum

Free blood within the PERITONEAL CAVITY.
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Omental haemorrhage with or without haemoperitoneum is caused by trauma, aneurysm, vasculitis, neoplasm, torsion of the greater omentum, peritonitis, anticoagulant therapy or coagulopathy, and omental pregnancy or with no recognizable cause is referred to as idiopathic.
The clinical diagnosis of a ruptured or bleeding ectopic pregnancy with any amount of haemoperitoneum was sufficient for inclusion in the study.
Laparotomy revealed a 3.5 litre of haemoperitoneum secondary to a ruptured right sided tubal ectopic pregnancy.
Invasive Mole Presenting as Acute Haemoperitoneum. JK Sci.
Gonzalez-Reimers et al., "Haemoperitoneum secondary to rupture of retroperitoneal variceal," HPB Surgery, vol.
The investigator(s) underwent didactic tutorials on FAST also performed at least 30 ultrasound scans to determine presence of haemoperitoneum prior to starting the study.
Haemoperitoneum associated with ovulation in women with bleeding disorders: the case for conservative management and the role of the contraceptive pill.
On ultrasound and guided aspiration haemoperitoneum was found.
(22) Abdominal ultrasound has a modest sensitivity for the detection of haemoperitoneum in children with blunt abdominal trauma; therefore a negative ultrasound examination has questionable utility as the sole diagnostic test to rule out intra-abdominal injury.
Other conditions associated include ovarian vein rupture (Blanchard,1981), rotation of urinary bladder (Kochhar et al., 1994), intestinal obstruction (Dhaliwal et al., 1992), haemoperitoneum (Jadhao et al., 1993), uterine perforation (Pickel et al., 1990) and formation of adhesions of uterus with surrounding viscera (Siddiquee, 1988).
CT showed a large haemoperitoneum with a large peri-splenic haematoma (Fig.
The classic presentation is a triad of bleeding, abdominal distension and haemoperitoneum. (5) Blood loss and haemoperitoneum can lead to nonspecific signs such as poor feeding, listlessness, pallor, jaundice, tachypnoea and tachycardia.