Morel-Lavallée syndrome

Morel-Lavallée syndrome The syndrome described by Morel-Lavallée in 1848 [1, 7] has not been the topic of many publications or studies. This syndrome is defined as a soft tissue injury consisting of a closed internal degloving of the subcutaneous tissue creating a cavity filled by bloody serous liquid. This syndrome is usually not recognized by general or orthopedic surgeons and is therefore frequently missed or diagnosed late. In the literature, sporadic cases have been reported without a clear etiopathogenic explanation. Two cases are presented leading to an etiopathogenic hypothesis based on histological, radiological, and clinical findings. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

Morel-Lavallée syndrome

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s002380050012
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Abstract

The syndrome described by Morel-Lavallée in 1848 [1, 7] has not been the topic of many publications or studies. This syndrome is defined as a soft tissue injury consisting of a closed internal degloving of the subcutaneous tissue creating a cavity filled by bloody serous liquid. This syndrome is usually not recognized by general or orthopedic surgeons and is therefore frequently missed or diagnosed late. In the literature, sporadic cases have been reported without a clear etiopathogenic explanation. Two cases are presented leading to an etiopathogenic hypothesis based on histological, radiological, and clinical findings.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Jan 14, 2000

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