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Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature Volume 65, Number 8 OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY Copyright © 2010 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins CME REVIEWARTICLE CHIEF EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series of continuing education activities in this Journal through which a total TM of 36 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits can be earned in 2010. Instructions for how CME credits can be earned appear on the last page of the Table of Contents. Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature Mary C. Tolcher, MD,* Joshua F. Nitsche, MD,† Katherine W. Arendt, MD,‡ and Carl H. Rose, MD§ *Resident Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology, †Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow, ‡Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; and §Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) is a rare, but important potential cause of acute upper abdominal pain in pregnancy. We report a patient with history of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets syndrome who presented with upper abdominal pain, hypotension, elevated hepatic transaminase levels, and a visibly enlarging right costal margin mass at 33 weeks’ gestation. She underwent emergent cesarean delivery and upper http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey Wolters Kluwer Health

Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey , Volume 65 (8) – Aug 1, 2010

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0029-7828
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1533-9866
DOI
10.1097/OGX.0b013e3181f87eaf
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20955630
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Volume 65, Number 8 OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY Copyright © 2010 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins CME REVIEWARTICLE CHIEF EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of a series of continuing education activities in this Journal through which a total TM of 36 AMA/PRA Category 1 Credits can be earned in 2010. Instructions for how CME credits can be earned appear on the last page of the Table of Contents. Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma Pregnancy: Case Report and Review of the Literature Mary C. Tolcher, MD,* Joshua F. Nitsche, MD,† Katherine W. Arendt, MD,‡ and Carl H. Rose, MD§ *Resident Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology, †Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellow, ‡Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; and §Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Rectus sheath hematoma (RSH) is a rare, but important potential cause of acute upper abdominal pain in pregnancy. We report a patient with history of hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes, low platelets syndrome who presented with upper abdominal pain, hypotension, elevated hepatic transaminase levels, and a visibly enlarging right costal margin mass at 33 weeks’ gestation. She underwent emergent cesarean delivery and upper

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