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Internal and Emergency Medicine

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 181–182 | Cite as

Rectus sheath hematoma manifesting as hemorrhagic shock

  • Glenda Maria Delgado Ramos
  • Lorena Flor Ramos
  • Amado X. FreireEmail author
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Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Statement of human and animal rights

This case image complies with the ethical standards outlined in the journal. It involved the medical management of a patient as per society guidelines and was in accordance with the ethical standards of the institution. This case was not formal research involving Human Participants and/or Animals.

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Informed consent was obtained.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Glenda Maria Delgado Ramos
    • 1
  • Lorena Flor Ramos
    • 2
  • Amado X. Freire
    • 1
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of Tennessee Health Science CenterMemphisUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineUniversidad Católica de Santiago De GuayaquilGuayaquilEcuador
  3. 3.Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep MedicineThe University of Tennessee Health Science CenterMemphisUSA

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