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Differential diagnosis of tumor arising from rectus sheath including desmoid tumor, hematoma, and infection.[14] The most common tumor arising from rectus sheath is desmoid tumor.
Rectus sheath hematoma may be associated with trauma, surgery, sudden coughing-related muscle contraction, abdominal injections, and pregnancy; it may also occur by itself.
The rectus sheath block in paediatric anaesthesia: New indications for an old technique?
The anterior rectus sheath of the flap was sutured to the muscular aponeurotic defect with size 2/0 polypropylene suture and then the deep dermal layers and skin were repaired accordingly.
(1) The source of haemorrhage in the rectus sheath is from branches of the inferior epigastric artery, or from a tear in the muscle.
Puncturing of the 5 mm cannula core out of the skin from the superficial surface of the posterior rectus sheath.
He received an MRI that night which revealed a tear in the left rectus abdominis, rectus sheath and a portion of the conjoint tendon.
Ultrasound-guided rectus sheath block for an umbilical hernia repair in a patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome: A case report **
The skin thickness was defined as the depth between the exterior of the skin and the superior side of the rectus sheath. Muscle thickness was defined as the depth between the superior and inferior border of the rectus abdominis fascia.
1, part A), and the posterior rectus sheath was cranially incised (forward) to allow one finger to go through easily.
We explain that, when siting the stoma, we need to avoid the midline, keep it within the rectus sheath muscle, and avoid any scars, creases and bony prominences.