Iliopsoas haematoma in an adolescent Taekwondo player
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AbstractA 16-year-old male Taekwondo player was admitted with a 1-day history of right groin pain and a palpable mass in the right lower abdominal quadrant following a Taekwondo training session. No history of direct trauma was given, but the pain followed a high inward-tooutward kick. The patient was not on any medication, and tumour and infection were excluded. A high-resolution real-time ultrasound scan identified a well-defined, hyperechoic, heterogeneous mass in the substance of the right iliopsoas muscle, compatible with a collection of partially clotted blood, confirming the clinical diagnosis of iliopsoas haematoma. After conservative treatment the patient resumed training and is now fully asymptomatic. © 1996 Springer-Verlag.
All Author(s) ListMaffulli N., So W.-S., Ahuja A., Chan K.M.
Journal nameKnee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
Year1996
Month3
Day1
Volume Number3
Issue Number4
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Place of PublicationGermany
Pages230 - 233
ISSN0942-2056
eISSN1433-7347
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsMartial arts, Muscle injuries

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