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Identification of Spontaneous Shoulder Hemarthrosis with Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Emergency Department

  • Author(s): Padrez, Kevin;
  • Shyy, William;
  • Gandhi, Kavita;
  • Anaya, Nancy;
  • Knight, R. Starr
  • et al.
Abstract

Case presentation: A 32-year-old man with a history of hemophilia A presented to the emergency department with right shoulder pain, swelling, and decreased range of motion.

Discussion: Emergency physicians can use ultrasound to quickly and accurately identify hemarthrosis at the bedside.

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