JRSM Open 2018 Jan 8;9(1):2054270417746059. Epub 2018 Jan 8.
Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, IP4 5PD, UK.
Retroperitoneal haematomas in obstetrics are uncommon. The causes and pathogenesis of retroperitoneal haematomas lack clarity and the aim of this review is to recognise retroperitoneal haematomas as a separate entity from commonly seen vaginal and pelvic haematomas. It is time to raise awareness among obstetricians to recognise retroperitoneal haematomas as an important cause of maternal morbidity and mortality which requires high clinical suspicion and multidisciplinary input. Read More