An Old Complication Welcomes Us in the Modern Era: Lingual Hematoma During Thrombolytic Therapy

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lingual hematoma, rescue thrombolysis, complication


Lingual hematoma is a rare but potentially life-threatening clinical condition. Securing the airway and urgent treatment for underlying reasons are key management steps. We reported a case to illustrate the management of a lingual hematoma after rescue thrombolysis for a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patient.


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Aygün, S., & Canpolat, U. (2023). An Old Complication Welcomes Us in the Modern Era: Lingual Hematoma During Thrombolytic Therapy. European Journal of Therapeutics, 29(3), 677–680.



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