Traumatic Perisplenic Retroperitoneal Hematoma on POCUS

Young male with fall from 20 feet.  Soft vitals, LUQ/flank pain.  No free fluid seen in Morison's pouch or pelvis.  Perisplenic diagnosis? 

Answer: patient has large retroperitoneal hematoma seen.  On CT scan had extensive hematoma/hemorrhage with active blush and underwent embolization.  Note the distortion of the position of the left kidney on the perisplenic window.

Labeled Schematic: https://twitter.com/RJonesSonoEM/status/1225871213354012672

Dr. Robert Jones @RJonesSonoEM

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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