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Spontaneous rectus muscle hematoma following streptokinase therapy for acute myocardial infarction: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12104074     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There is no doubt that appropriate use of thrombolytic drugs improves survival in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Streptokinase, one of the most commonly used thrombolytic drugs in large clinical trials, is not fibrin-specific and brings about a lytic state with potential for bleeding. We report a case of spontaneous rectus muscle hematoma following streptokinase therapy for acute myocardial infarction and review the relevant literature. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature.
Authors:
Mehmet Birhan Yilmaz; Yesim Akin; Umit Güray; Halil Kisacik; Sule Korkmaz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-07-09     Completed Date:  2002-09-26     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fibrinolytic Agents / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Hematoma / chemically induced*
Humans
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction / drug therapy*
Rectus Abdominis*
Streptokinase / adverse effects*,  therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fibrinolytic Agents; EC 3.4.-/Streptokinase

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