• Morel-Lavallée Lesion of the Knee in the Young Athlete: About 2 Cases After Sports Trauma

    10 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Background
    Differential diagnosis of soft tissue swelling on exposed body parts in the young athlete is large and mostly includes benign self-limiting conditions, once underlying lesion to the bone, the cartilage, and the ligaments is excluded. Morel-Lavallée lesion represents a rare soft tissue injury requiring prompt intervention to ensure favorable outcome.
    Cases
    A 10-year-old boy presented with 2-week-old swelling of the medial side of the knee without recent traumatic event. Unawareness of Morel-Lavallée lesion in the differential diagnosis led to delayed diagnosis and treatment. A...
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