Retroperitoneal hemorrhage

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Retroperitoneal hemorrhage
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-CM 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:


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