Volume 2006, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • EISSN: 2227-0426


Closed degloving injury is a severe traumatic separation of the skin and subcutaneous tissue from the underlying fascia first described by Mor el-lav alle in the mid∼19th century. He observed the phenomenon in the lower limb of a woman after tangential trauma with separation of the fatty layers. Sporadic cases have been reported in the literature since. We report a case referred for plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons


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  • Article Type: Case Report
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