A Morel Lavellee lesion is a relatively rare post traumatic condition which is missed at the time of early presentation. It involves a closed internal degloving injury where the subcutaneous tissue is torn away from the underlying fascia and thus creating a cavity containing hematoma and necrotic fat. It occurs most commonly over the greater trochanter. The lesion can be treated conservatively and surgically. Here we report an unusually delayed presentation of a Morel Lavellee lesion that was treated by incisions, drainage and primary closure.
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Qureshi, Ammar and Monoot, Pradeep
"A case review of a Morel Lavellee Lesion with Delayed Presentation,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
1, Article 9.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol4/iss1/9