Abstract Title:

Retrobulbar hematoma from warfarin toxicity and the limitations of bedside ocular sonography.

Abstract Source:

West J Emerg Med. 2010 May;11(2):208-10. PMID: 20823976

Abstract Author(s):

David Thompson, Catherine Stanescu, Peter Pryor, Brooks Laselle

Article Affiliation:

Department of Emergency Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA.


The following case describes a 26-year-old female who presented to the emergency department with a nontrauamtic retrobulbar hematoma associated with warfarin toxicity. The application and limitations of focused bedside ocular sonography for this condition are discussed.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
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Problem Substances : Warfarin : CK(273) : AC(30)

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