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Spontaneous haemarthrosis following thrombolytic therapy for myocardial infarction.
  1. K. G. Oldroyd,
  2. R. S. Hornung,
  3. A. M. Jones,
  4. N. P. Andrews,
  5. P. T. Dawes,
  6. P. H. Carson
  1. Department of Medical Cardiology, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.


    Two cases of haemarthrosis following thrombolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction are described. Both patients had active pre-existing inflammatory disease in the affected joints at the time of presentation. This complication of thrombolytic therapy has not been previously reported.

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