Muscle hernia - tibialis anterior

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Palpable nodule in mid antero-lateral aspect of leg - Few mths.

Patient Data

Age: 15 yrs
Gender: Female

A defect is noted in fascia covering tibialis anterior muscle. 

A perforating vessel is noted passing through defect.

Muscle hernia is seen through defect. With compression, hernia regresses.

Case Discussion

Findings favour muscle hernia at site of fascial perforation by a vessel.

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Case information

rID: 27123
Published: 21st Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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