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Case Reports in Emergency Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 675678, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/675678
Case Report

Spontaneous Rectus Sheath Hematoma in the Elderly: An Unusual Case and Update on Proper Management

1Department of General Surgery, General Hospital of Chalkis, 34100 Chalkis, Greece
2Department of Microbiology, General Hospital of Chalkis, 34100 Chalkis, Greece
31st Department of Propaedeutic Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Ippokration Hospital, Athens, Greece

Received 26 January 2014; Accepted 16 February 2014; Published 11 March 2014

Academic Editors: K. Imanaka and M. A. Memon

Copyright © 2014 George Galyfos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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