Article Text

PDF

Extensive subcutaneous bleeding after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and thrombolytic therapy.
  1. S S Wong,
  2. J H Lazarus,
  3. C F Weston
  1. Department of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, S. Glamorgan.

    Abstract

    A patient with acute myocardial infarction, complicated by pre-hospital cardiac arrest, was treated with anistreplase, heparin and aspirin following resuscitation. She developed a large lower lip haematoma and extensive bruising over the chest wall ten hours after thrombolytic therapy. A blood transfusion was required.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.