Morel-Lavallée Illustrations

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski


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Modality: Diagram

The shearing mechanism that leads to a Morel-Lavalee (ML) lesion occurs as illustrated above. 

Modality: Diagram

The illustration above indicates the most common locations for ML lesions to occur, from dark red being the most common, to light pink being the least common. 

Modality: Diagram

The images above depict the underlying pathologic abnormalities expected with each of the ML types, as described in the classification of Morel-Lavalée lesions

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rID: 22762
Case created: 21st Apr 2013
Last edited: 9th Feb 2016
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