Doxycycline sclerodesis as a treatment option for persistent Morel-Lavallée lesions.

  title={Doxycycline sclerodesis as a treatment option for persistent Morel-Lavall{\'e}e lesions.},
  author={Abhishek Bansal and Naval Bhatia and Archana K. Singh and Ashwani Kumar Singh},
  volume={44 1},
INTRODUCTION Morel-Lavallée lesion is a rare cause of subcutaneous swelling, caused by post-traumatic shearing of the hypodermis from the underlying fascia. Treatment of such lesions is still not well established. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the results of conservative treatment for these lesions using doxycycline induced sclerodesis followed by elastic compression bandaging. PATIENTS AND METHODS We treated 16 Morel-Lavallée lesions between May 2005 and December 2008. These lesions developed in… CONTINUE READING

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