Rectus sheath hematoma and retroperitoneal bleeding due to rivaroxaban: a case report

  • Elif Börekci
Keywords: Rectus sheath hematoma, retroperitoneal bleeding, rivaroxaban.

Abstract

Rivaroxaban is one of the new anti-coagulants that inhibit Factor Xa and rarely cause rectus sheath hematoma and retroperitoneal haemorrhage which are uncommon, life-threatening complications. Here is a case of an elderly patient on rivaroxaban therapy for the stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrillation who developed rectus sheath hematoma and retroperitoneal bleeding.

Keywords: Rectus sheath hematoma, retroperitoneal bleeding, rivaroxaban.

Published
2019-08-21
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Articles

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eISSN: 1680-6905