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Active bleeding in abdominal wall developing after liposuction
  1. H Lim,
  2. H J Kim,
  3. Y S Cho
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, Bucheon Hospital, Sooncheonhyang University, Bucheon, Korea
  1. Dr H J Kim, Department of Emergency Medicine, Bucheon Hospital, Soonchunhyang University, Bucheon, Korea; lovelydr{at}

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Figure 1 Large amount of haematoma with fat infiltration and muscle swelling at the left abdominal wall, with active bleeding and mild infiltration of the adjacent mesentery.

Liposuction is now one of the most commonly performed cosmetic procedures. We observed active bleeding in the abdominal wall of a 51-year-old man who was admitted …

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