Breast hematoma with active bleeding due to seat belt injury
1Department of Radiology, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Türkiye
2Department of General Surgery, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, İzmir, Türkiye
Breast emergencies are not frequent but play an important part in routine breast imaging applications. Diagnosis and identification of seat belt injury in emergency department are essential for patient management and early treatment of advanced cases. Herein we reported imaging findings of a patient who had prominent swollen at her left breast accompanying tissue edema and painful palpable mass formed by active bleeding hematoma as a result of seat belt injury due to a car accident. Radiologic examinations revealed hematoma in the breast accompanying active bleeding.
Keywords: Breast, computed tomography, hematoma, seat belt injury
Cite this article as: Başara Akın I, Özkan Aksoy S, Sevinç Aİ, Balcı P. Breast hematoma including active bleeding due to seat belt injury. Turk J Surg 2023; 39 (2): 173-175.
Concept - IBA, SÖA; Design - IBA; Supervision - AİS, PB; Materials - SÖA; Data Collection and/or Processing - IBA; Analysis and/ or Interpretation - AİS, PB; Literature Search - IBA; Writing Manuscript - IBA; Critical Reviews - PB.
The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.
he authors have no conflicts of interest to declare. Financial Disclosure: The authors declared that this study has received no financial support.