Encapsulated haematoma - lumbar region

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Blunt trauma to lumbar region - before 1 mth. C/o mid line swelling in lumbar region. Radiograph - No vertebral collapse. USG to examine swelling. Clinical diagnosis - Haematoma

Patient Data

Age: 51 yrs.
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Encapsulated collection with few septa and echoes is noted in subcutaneous plane of lumbar region.

Case Discussion

If morphologically similar lesion is noted in hip - femur region it is known as Morel Lavallee lesion.

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Case information

rID: 18550
Case created: 12th Jul 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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