Retroperitoneal hemorrhage

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Retroperitoneal hemorrhage
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Transverse section, showing the relations of the capsule of the kidney. (Peritoneum is labeled at center right. Retroperitoneal space is behind peritoneum.)
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 R58, R93.5
ICD-9 793.6459.0
DiseasesDB 11455

Retroperitoneal hemorrhage (or retroperitoneal hematoma) refers to an accumulation of blood found in the retroperitoneal space.

It can present with Grey Turner's sign (flank bruising).

Causes include:

References[edit]

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  3. ^ Marilyn J. Siegel (1 November 2007). Pediatric Body CT. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. pp. 353–. ISBN 978-0-7817-7540-3. Retrieved 20 April 2010.