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Case Report

A Rare Finding of Symptomatic Bilateral Lower Extremity Hernia

Sima Molavi1, Franziska Huettner2, Paul Durand2* and Risal Djohan2

1Department of Plastic Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, USA

2Department of Plastic Surgery, Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Paul Durand
Department of Plastic Surgery
Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA
Tel:
765-960-2892
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[email protected]

Received Date: March 30, 2014; Accepted Date: June 06, 2014; Published Date: June 13, 2014

Citation: Molavi S, Huettner F, Durand P, Djohan R (2014) A Rare Finding of Symptomatic Bilateral Lower Extremity Hernia. Orthopedic Muscul Syst 3: 154. doi: 10.4172/2161-0533.1000154

Copyright: © 2014 Molavi1 S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

A muscle hernia of the lower extremity can occur when the overlying fascia has become weakened. Often it is diagnosed clinically as a soft bulge on active movement and can be confirmed by ultrasound or MRI. If conservative treatment is not effective, surgical fascial reinforcement is required for either cosmetic reasons or clinically symptomatic patients. We are presenting a case of symptomatic, bilateral lower extremity hernias.

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