A difficult situation – balancing critical anticoagulation versus the risk of permanent neurologic deficit: a case report.

Case report summary: Anticoagulation is the mainstay of treatment for pulmonary embolism. However, if bleeding unfortunately occurs, the risks and benefits of anticoagulation present a challenge. Management of one hemorrhagic complication, retroperitoneal hematoma, is rare, difficult, and controversial.


Cua G, Holland N, Wright A. BMJ Case Rep Published Online First: 2018 Jun 22;12(1):180. doi: 10.1186/s13256-018-1688-x.

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