Rectus femoris muscle contusion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Direct trauma to the thigh while playing football. Complaining of local pain for a few days.

Patient Data

Age: 17 years

There is focal loss of normal muscle echopattern at site of pain. It involves rectus femoris muscle in proximal thigh. Central fluid cleft is seen. There is local hypervascularity. Myotendinous junction is normal.

Case Discussion

Findings of rectus femoris muscle contusion.

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Case information

rID: 42686
Published: 3rd Feb 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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