Morel-Lavallée lesion

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Trauma few months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
MRI

A fluid collection adjacent to the tensor fascia lata is present typical of a Morel-Lavallée lesion.

Case Discussion

Morel-Lavallee lesion develops after a shear injury between tensor facia lata and the over lying fat.

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Case information

rID: 5652
Published: 3rd Mar 2009
Last edited: 29th Apr 2018
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