Muscle hernia of bilateral tibialis anterior muscles

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

45 / F. Mid leg swelling or buldge bilaterally. Pain 2 wks.

Modality: Ultrasound

Case Discussion

Single defect was noted in mid third of each leg. Hernia defect was in centre of swelling pointed by patient. But hernia was far smaller than the apparent surface buldge. No other abnormality.

Right defect - 8 mm

Left defect - 6 mm

Reference : 3D sonography of muscle hernias; By Sudheer Gokhale, MD ;

J Ultrasound Med 26:239-242 • 0278-4297

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Case Information

rID: 10670
Case created: 4th Sep 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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