retroperitoneal hemorrhage


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retroperitoneal hemorrhage

hemorrhage from the kidney into the retroperitoneal space, such as from trauma, vasculitis, an aneurysm, a tumor, a renal infarct, or a cyst.

retroperitoneal hemorrhage

Bleeding into the retroperitoneal space.
See also: hemorrhage
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Spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage caused by segmental arterial mediolysis.
This was followed by "no identifiable source of blood loss," GI blood loss, preexisting anemia with renal failure, preexisting anemia without renal failure, retroperitoneal hemorrhage, pulmonary hemorrhage, hematuria, and intracranial hemorrhage.
Spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage is a very rare condition specifically related to enoxaparin or warfarin therapy.
The patient was then started on phenoxybenzamine 10 mg orally twice a day to provide an appropriate alpha blockade, so as to minimize the effects of hormonal surges, which can lead to spontaneous retroperitoneal hemorrhage.
With increasing AML size, micro- and macro-aneurysms develop with the potential to rupture causing retroperitoneal hemorrhage or hematuria.
Physicians should be vigilant for symptoms and signs that suggest retroperitoneal hemorrhage (hypotension, decreasing hemoglobin, abdominal distention, peritoneal signs, flank and/or hip pain, increasing bruising), IC hemorrhage (neurologic deficits, nausea, vomiting, headache, mental status changes), or intraocular hemorrhage (visual changes, nausea, vomiting, photophobia, pain, headache).
We report a case of retroperitoneal hemorrhage associated with pheochromocytoma.
In a patient treated concomitantly with electrohydraulic lithotripsy, significant retroperitoneal hemorrhage developed and the patient required a blood transfusion.