Morel-Lavallée Lesion: A not so rare, but often missed diagnosisJournal: Open Journal of Trauma (Vol.1, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2017-12-04
Authors : KTM Opdam R van de Coevering; I van der Haven;
Page : 064-065
Keywords : Morel-Lavallée Lesion; Closed degloving injury; Posttraumatic injury; Treatment;
The Morel-Lavallée lesion is a closed, post-traumatic, soft tissue degloving injury. There is separation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue from the underlying fascia resulting in an effusion and creation of a perifascial space often containing lymph and necrotic fat.
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