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Haemomediastinum in a haemophiliac after minor trauma
  1. S. K. M. Jivani,
  2. Jillian R. Mann
  1. Birmingham Children's Hospital, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham 16


    Haemomediastinum is a very rare complication in haemophilia. Its occurrence after a minor chest injury in a boy aged 11 years is described. Complete recovery followed conservative treatment, which consisted of the correction of the coagulation defect with cryoprecipitate-AHG for 11 days, and a blood transfusion.

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