• Users Online: 281
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
 
CASE REPORT
Ahead of Print

Point-of-care ultrasound helps differentiate the causes of unilateral lower limb swelling with rapid progression: A case report with literature review


1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan
2 Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital; Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Wan-Ching Lien,
Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University, No. 7, Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei, 100
Taiwan
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

Unilateral lower limb swelling is a common complaint among emergency department (ED) patients. However, an isolated intramuscular hematoma is an uncommon cause of lower limb swelling. We present a case of left thigh swelling after a traffic accident in which an intramuscular hematoma was diagnosed using point-of-care ultrasound. A literature review was also conducted.


Print this article
Search
 Back
 
  Search Pubmed for
 
    -  Huang CY
    -  Sun JT
    -  Wu CY
    -  Lien WC
 Citation Manager
 Article Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed173    
    PDF Downloaded1    

Recommend this journal