Spontaneous lingual haematoma secondary to thrombolysis

BMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5569 (Published 16 November 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5569
  1. Alexander Bobinskas, senior clinical fellow1,
  2. Evelyn Dunbar, senior house officer2,
  3. David Koppel, consultant surgeon3
  1. 1Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
  2. 2Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Crosshouse Hospital. Kilmarnock, UK
  3. 3Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Unit, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow UK
  1. Correspondence to bobinskas{at}gmail.com

A 71 year old man developed difficulty speaking and swallowing approximately three hours after he was treated with intravenous alteplase (10 mg bolus followed …

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