Journal of Hong Kong College of Radiologists

Volume 4 Number 1, 2001

Spontaneous Anterolateral Abdominal Wall Hematoma - Ultrasound, CT and MR Imaging

WT Yang, PBS Lai1, PWH Lee1, C Metreweli
Departments of Diagnostic Radiology & Organ Imaging and 1Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

This paper describes the imaging features including ultrasound, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MR) of spontaneous lateral abdominal wall hematoma. The etiologies, presenting findings and imaging features as well as modes of therapy are reviewed. (J HK Coll Radiol 2001;1:80-84)

Key words : Abdominal wall hematoma, Ultrasound, Computed tomography (CT), Magnetic resonance (MR)

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