Yıl 2010, Cilt 1 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 20 - 22 2010-04-01

Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report
Hirudoterapiye Bağlı Gelişen Bilateral Hemartroz: Olgu Sunumu

Havva Şahin Kavaklı [1] , Fatih Tanrıverdi [2]


Introduction: Treatment with leeches known as hirudotherapy in Latin language. Although it has been obtained popularity recently, it has been used since ancient times. Case report: A 64-year-old woman presented to our emergency service with bilateral knee pain and swelling. The patient has been used coumadine, and because of pain she has been applied leechs bilateral her knees. After emergency management, because of unstopped lokalised bleeding on knees and hemarthrosis, the patient was hospitalised in hematology clinic. After treatment, the patient was discharged without any complication.Conclusion: Although hirudotherapy is natural treatment method, it has certain complications inludes also bleeding diathesis. Previous to application of hirudotherapy, patient should be evaluated carefully and should be ask about drugs received and present diseases
Giriş: Latince ismi hirudoterapi olan sülüklerle tedavi son yıllarda tekrar popülarite kazanmış olmasına rağmen eski çağlardan beri kullanılmaktadır. Olgu Sunumu: 64 yaşında bayan hasta dizlerinde ağrı ve şişlik nedeniyle acil servisimize başvurdu. Kumadin tedavisi almakta olan hasta, ağrıları nedeniyle her iki dizine sülük uygulamıştı. Her iki diz bölgesinde lokalize durdurulamayan kanama ve hemartroz saptanan hasta acil yaklaşım sonrası yatırılarak tedavi edildi. Herhangi bir komplikasyon gelişmeyen hasta tedavi sonrası taburcu edildi. Sonuç: Hirudoterapi doğal bir tedavi metodu olmasına karşın, kanama diatezini de içeren bazı komplikasyonları vardır. Uygulama öncesi hasta dikkatlice değerlendirilmeli, aldığı ilaçlar ve mevcut hastalıkları sorgulanmalıdır.
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Diğer ID JA95SY64EA
Bölüm Araştırma Makalesi
Yazarlar

Yazar: Havva Şahin Kavaklı

Yazar: Fatih Tanrıverdi

Tarihler

Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Nisan 2010

Bibtex @ { jemcr535085, journal = {Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-9934}, address = {Yukarı Ayrancı Güleryüz Sk. No: 26/19 06550 Çankaya-Ankara, Turkey}, publisher = {Acil Tıp Uzmanları Derneği}, year = {2010}, volume = {1}, pages = {20 - 22}, doi = {}, title = {Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report}, key = {cite}, author = {Kavaklı, Havva Şahin and Tanrıverdi, Fatih} }
APA Kavaklı, H , Tanrıverdi, F . (2010). Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports , 1 (2) , 20-22 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jemcr/issue/43643/535085
MLA Kavaklı, H , Tanrıverdi, F . "Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 1 (2010 ): 20-22 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jemcr/issue/43643/535085>
Chicago Kavaklı, H , Tanrıverdi, F . "Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 1 (2010 ): 20-22
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ISNAD Kavaklı, Havva Şahin , Tanrıverdi, Fatih . "Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report". Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports 1 / 2 (Nisan 2010): 20-22 .
AMA Kavaklı H , Tanrıverdi F . Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2010; 1(2): 20-22.
Vancouver Kavaklı H , Tanrıverdi F . Bilateral Hemarthrosis due to Hirudotherapy: Case Report. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports. 2010; 1(2): 22-20.