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A case of a chronic expanding hematoma in a hemodialysis patient


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Title: A case of a chronic expanding hematoma in a hemodialysis patient
Authors: Hirose, Misaki / Obata, Yoko / Kawasaki, Satoko / Muta, Kumiko / Uramatsu, Tadashi / Kitamura, Mineaki / Ohtsuka, Kouichirou / Nakazawa, Yuka / Higashiyama, Yasuhito / Nishino, Tomoya / Uetani, Masataka / Kohno, Shigeru
Issue Date: Dec-2014
Publisher: Nagasaki University School of Medicine / 長崎大学医学部
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia, 59(2), pp.73-75; 2014
Abstract: A 70-year-old woman undergoing chronic maintenance hemodialysis had felt a mass in her left hip 4 years prior. As the mass gradually expanded, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed. The MRI findings showed mosaic patterns with various signal intensities inside the mass and a low-signal band at its periphery. Because of the slow expansion of the mass over a course of at least 4 years and its characteristic MRI findings, the patient was diagnosed with a chronic expanding hematoma (CEH), a comparatively rare type of hematoma. To our knowledge, this is the first report of a CEH occurring in a hemodialysis patient in the English literature.
Keywords: chronic expanding hematoma / CEH / hemodialysis / MRI / hip / thigh
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/34982
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 59, No. 2

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/34982

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