Published: 2022-11-23

A rare case of traumatic intramural hematoma in pediatric age group successfully managed with expectant approach

Elizabeth Kurian, Jijo Joseph, Geido Davis Thomas, Rajeev Anand


Acute colonic intramural hematoma is a rare clinical entity. In most cases reported in literature a surgical management is used. Here we present a case of an 8-year-old boy who was found to have a colonic intramural hematoma following a fall from bicycle. Considering the age of the child and hemodynamic stability a conservative management was adopted and the child was successfully managed.


Intramural hematoma, Pediatric, Surgical management

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