A marriage of inconvenience

David James
Med J Aust 2006; 184 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2006.tb00401.x
Published online: 5 June 2006

In reply: The rare and spontaneous nature of rectus sheath haematoma leaves its origins open to such interesting questions. Neither of our patients was able to recall a history of motor vehicle trauma, but minor braking trauma certainly remains a possibility, as does respiratory infection leading to protracted cough.

  • David James

  • Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.



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