Secondary hemorrhage

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Secondary hemorrhage (Med) hemorrhage occuring from a wounded blood vessel at some considerable time after the original bleeding has ceased.
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Usage

In literature:

In the old days of septic surgery secondary hemorrhage was the surgeon's greatest and most dreaded bane.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
Fully convinced now that I had a secondary hemorrhage to deal with, the question arose what to do.
"Report on Surgery to the Santa Clara County Medical Society" by Joseph Bradford Cox
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In news:

Acute dysphonia secondary to vocal fold hemorrhage after vardenafil use.
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