The Morel-Lavallée Lesion as a Rare Differential Diagnosis for Recalcitrant Bursitis of the Knee: Case Report and Literature Review

@inproceedings{Vanhegan2012TheML,
  title={The Morel-Lavall{\'e}e Lesion as a Rare Differential Diagnosis for Recalcitrant Bursitis of the Knee: Case Report and Literature Review},
  author={Ivor S. Vanhegan and Benan Dala-Ali and Leon Verhelst and Patrick L Mallucci and F. S. Haddad},
  booktitle={Case reports in orthopedics},
  year={2012}
}
A 72 year-old-male was referred to our institution with recalcitrant prepatellar bursitis. The injury was sustained after striking his right knee against a post whilst horse riding 9 months ago. Previous treatments included repeated aspiration and excision of the bursa with elastic compression bandaging. A diagnosis of a Morel-Lavallée internal degloving injury was made, and the lesion was satisfactorily managed by an internal quilting procedure to eliminate the potential dead space. A review… CONTINUE READING
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