myositis ossificans


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myositis ossificans

[‚mī·ə′sīd·əs ä′sif·ə‚kanz]
(medicine)
Muscle inflammation with bone formation in muscle, tendons, or ligaments.
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Shoulders and elbows are the most common site of posttraumatic myositis ossificans following head injury.
They reported a post-traumatic myositis ossificans of the iliopsoas of the left side measuring up to almost 25 cm.
Nielsen (14) reported a case of myositis ossificans around the hip in a 21 year old who developed mental retardation and left sided spastic hemiplegia following severe traumatic head injury.
Myositis ossificans of the hip is common following spine injury; however, its occurrence following head injury is infrequent.
The patient of myositis ossificans in hip often complains of pain as the initial symptom and presents with local rise of temperature, tenderness, swelling, and restriction of movements.
8) We report one such case with extensive myositis ossificans of the iliopsoas along with the description of a novel technique through ASIS osteotomy for excision of the mass.