Sacral Morel-Lavallée lesion: A not-so-rare diagnosis

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations

Abstract

Morel-Lavallée lesions are closed soft tissue degloving injuries with a propensity to become infected, arising in the lumbosacral region or even the scalp, common anatomical locations in neuroradiological studies. The radiologist must recognize this entity, its traumatic etiology, and treatment options. Our patient's Morel-Lavallée lesion was evaluated with ultrasound and MRI, demonstrating a predominantly hemorrhagic lesion successfully managed by aspiration.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)755-758
Number of pages4
JournalNeuroradiology Journal
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2014

Keywords

  • Morel-Lavallée
  • Sacral lesion
  • Soft tissue degloving

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Sacral Morel-Lavallée lesion: A not-so-rare diagnosis'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this