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Sonographic Demonstration of a Gastrocnemius Fascial Defect- A Rare Cause of Calf Pain

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.354
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153-6

ABSTRACT

Fascial defects with muscular herniation are an uncommon, treatable cause of calf pain. Differential diagnosis includes deep vein thrombosis, compartment syndrome, soleus strain/tear, and muscle or subcutaneous tumour. In this case, sonography was more sensitive for diagnosis than magnetic resonance imaging.

Accepted: 
12 Aug, 2016
e-Published: 12 Aug, 2016

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