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(progressive ossifying myositis)
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  • Non-traumatic myositis ossificans of the thigh. A case report. [Journal Article]
  • AIAnn Ital Chir 2019 Mar 05; 8
  • Igrutinovic G, Mladenovic J, … Milosavljevic S
  • CONCLUSIONS: A non-traumatic MO is scarcely described in the literature. A chronic microtrauma, tissue ischaemia and inflammation are listed as causal mechanisms of a non-traumatic MO. MO non-traumatica occurs more often in patients with a parallel, subdural or epidural haemorrhage and a hip surgery. Our case did not present any family history, trauma or associated anomalies of hands or fingers.Myositis ossificans should be considered as the differential diagnosis of all soft tissue tumor masses, even if known risk factors are not present in the anamnesis. Surgery is a reasonable therapeutic strategy in the presence of a tumor mass in soft tissues, and definite diagnosis can be set only based on pathohistological findings.
  • Heterotopic Ossification: A Comprehensive Review. [Review]
  • JPJBMR Plus 2019; 3(4):e10172
  • Meyers C, Lisiecki J, … James AW
  • Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a diverse pathologic process, defined as the formation of extraskeletal bone in muscle and soft tissues. HO can be conceptualized as a tissue repair process gone awry…
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