|pulsatile haematoma -->|
1. A cavity due to ruptured myocardial infarction that has been contained by an intact parietal pericardium and communicates with the left ventricle by a narrow neck, 2. A dilation of an artery with actual disruption of one or more layers of its walls, as at the site of puncture as a complication of precutaneous arterial catheterization, rather than with expansion of all layers of the wall.
(05 Mar 2000)
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