Hematoma pitfalls

Large abscess in the quadriceps muscle that because of the absence of fever first was interpreted as a possible hematoma

Clinical information

Swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Large abscess in the quadriceps muscle that because of the absence of fever first was interpreted as a possible hematoma

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Transverse
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Longitudinal

Large abscess in the quadriceps muscle. A few days later there is an increase of the mass and an irregular femur contour caused by an osteomyelitis of the femur.

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Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Transverse

Large abscess in the quadriceps muscle and osteomyelitis of the femur. X ray shows irregular radiolucencies. There are drains placed in the abscess.

Transverse
Transverse
Hematoma pitfalls
Hematoma pitfalls

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 45
  • Body part: Upper leg

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