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Conservative treatment of a psoas hematoma revealed by a lower limb palsy

Zidouh Saad, Belkouch Ahmed, Rafai Mostafa, Bakkali Hicham, Belyamani Lahcen

Abstract


The psoas hematoma is a rare complication of the anticoagulation therapy. It cause abdominal or lumbar pain, muscle dysfunction and sometimes nerve palsy. The optimal treatment is not well established, surgery or conservative treatment? We report here a case of psoas hematoma revealed by a lower limb palsy.




http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2017.28.138.9930
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