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Cricket ball injury: a cause of symptomatic muscle hernia of the leg
  1. R K Gupta,
  2. D Singh,
  3. R Kansay,
  4. H Singh
  1. Government Medical College Hospital, Chandigarh, India
  1. Dr R K Gupta, Government Medical College Hospital, 1154A Sector 32B, Chandigarh 160030, India; ravikgupta2000{at}yahoo.com

Abstract

A case of symptomatic muscle hernia of the leg in a provincial cricketer caused by a cricket ball injury is presented. It was diagnosed clinically and treated with a limited fasciotomy. However, delay in the diagnosis and treatment ended the professional career of the player. An awareness of the condition and a high index of suspicion are required to treat this condition in time.

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  • Patient consent: Obtained.

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