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Int J Clin Pract. 2001 Jan-Feb;55(1):66-7.

Acute spontaneous haematoma of the rectum.

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Department of Surgery, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent, UK.

Abstract

Gastrointestinal haematomata occur usually in the small intestine and may be secondary to anticoagulation. Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the rectum is rare. We report such a case which presented as acute abdominal pain and which was treated by simple drainage.

PMID:
11219323
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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