hemoperitoneum


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hemoperitoneum

[¦hē·mō‚per·ə·tə′nē·əm]
(medicine)
An effusion of blood in the peritoneal cavity.
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Laparotomy was indicated in a patient with blunt abdominal trauma when they have signs of peritonitis, uncontrolled shock or hemorrhage, clinical deterioration during observation, and hemoperitoneum findings.
Delayed hemoperitoneum is a rare hemorrhagic complication of large-volume paracentesis.
Exophytic inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the stomach in an adult woman: A rare cause of hemoperitoneum.
Key Words: peritoneal dialysis, noninfectious complications, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, hernia, hydrothorax, ischemic colitis, pancreatitis, hemoperitoneum, hypokalemia, pneumoperitoneum, gastroesophageal reflux disease, subcapsular steatosis
One patient developed a right portal vein thrombosis as a result of the procedure, and two patients developed hemoperitoneum, Dr.
Uterine perforations can lead to hemoperitoneum, visceral injury, hyponatremia, and endometriosis.
These include arteriovenous shunts, giving rise to congestive heart failure, bleeding diathesis due to platelet consumption, and massive hemoperitoneum resulting in rupture.
Clinical evaluation may reveal hypovolemia, hemoconcentration, electrolyte imbalances, ascites, hemoperitoneum, pleural effusions, hydrothorax, acute pulmonary distress, and thromboembolic events (see "Pulmonary and Vascular Complications").
After surgical exploration via laparotomy, we found a hemoperitoneum (2.
23) If the diagnosis is uncertain on ultrasound and the patient is unstable, for example in the setting of advanced ovarian torsion or a hemorrhagic cyst with hemoperitoneum, one should perform CT without delay to expedite diagnosis (Figure 6).
She was taken emergently for exploratory laparotomy, where a large hemoperitoneum was confirmed.
7) Transhepatic rupture of the gall bladder has been found to result in a hemoperitoneum.