Subcutaneous haematoma - distal leg
Trauma to distal leg - ankle. C/o nodular swelling above lateral malleolus. Referred for ultrasound.
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Well-defined ovoid lesion is seen in region of interest :
- Size : 31 x 20 x 13 mm
- Location : Subcutenous plane. Seperate from bone and muscle. Between tibia and fibula.
- Morphology : hypoechoic, NO calcification . Small lobulations present. Partly compressible.
- Dopplar : No Flow
In view of history of trauma, absence of flow and mild compressiblity of lesion; Possibility of haematoma was likely.
Needle aspiration - failed. Incision and drainage - revealed blood clots.