Morel-Lavallée lesion

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Trauma few months ago.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years

An encysted fluid collection adjacent to the right 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: 27th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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