Lower extremity: Lower leg

Gastrocnemius avulsion and a huge hematoma in a patient under anticoagulant therapy

Clinical information

Swollen leg after trauma. An ultrasound examination was requested to rule out a DVT although the patient uses anticoagulant therapy

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Gastrocnemius avulsion and a huge hematoma in a patient under anticoagulant therapy

Retracted distal gastrocnemius stump longitudinal
Retracted distal gastrocnemius stump longitudinal
Defect in the distal gastrocnemius filled with hematoma
Defect in the distal gastrocnemius filled with hematoma
Retracted distal gastrocnemius stump longitudinal
Retracted distal gastrocnemius stump longitudinal

Gastrocnemius avulsion and huge hematoma in a patient under anticoagulant therapy. Extended field of view

More than 20 cm large hematoma
More than 20 cm large hematoma
More than 20 cm large hematoma
More than 20 cm large hematoma

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 70
  • Body part: Lower leg

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System