Rectus sheath hematoma complicating an exacerbation of asthma

Theodore M. Lee, Paul A. Greenberger*, David L. Nahrwold, Roy Patterson

*Corresponding author for this work

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Hematoma of the rectus sheath is a rare complication of asthma. We describe a case of rectus sheath hematoma precipitated by a paroxysm of cough during an exacerbation of asthma. Diagnosis and management of this clinical entity is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)290-292
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology

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