Bilateral spontaneous rectus sheath haematoma complicating dengue haemorrhagic fever: a case report.


Dengue is the most important mosquito-borne viral disease affecting humans and can be caused by any 1 of 4 dengue viruses (DENV-1 to DENV-4), transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes [1]. Currently, about 100 million clinically apparent cases are estimated to occur each year resulting in approximately 20000 deaths [2].

Case Report: Left knee pain in a young female athlete

A 14 year old girl was seen in clinic after an injury whilst playing rugby. Although her description was vague, she intimated that a valgus stress had been put on her left leg and described being tackled in rugby practice. She fell on her left knee and heard an audible cracking or ‘pop’ sound, experiencing immediate pain and swelling of the joint.