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Emergency medicine

Rectus sheath haematoma: it’s not just a cough

Sascha Fulde, Gordian Fulde

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Abstract

Differentiating rectus sheath haematoma from other causes of abdominal pain can be difficult and identifying risk factors can help.

Article Extract

As a GP working in your own practice and the local emergency department, patients with abdominal pain frequently present for assessment.

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