Author: Akvile Vilkyte

  • Republican Siauliai County Hospital, Siaulia, Lithuania

July 9, 2022

Complete traumatic rupture of the proximal gluteus maximus attachment combined with the degloving injury. A case presentation and surgical technique

Rupture of the proximal attachment of the gluteus maximus muscle is an extremely rare injury and can be considered a Morel-Lavallée lesion, which is a closed internal degloving injury usually caused by shear forces that traumatically separate the skin and subcutaneous tissue from the underlying fascia. According to previous literature, Morel-Lavallée lesions are rarely recognized early, which increases the difficulty […]