A swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity.
- Both pyoceles and hematoceles contain multiple septae (membranous partitions) within the fluid collection.
- Here there is pelvic haematocele a result of tubal leak following tubal pregnancy.
- Sonography can be used to distinguish less serious injuries such as scrotal hematomas, hydroceles, and hematoceles from surgical emergencies such as testicular rupture.
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