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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Unlike other similar pathologies such as myositis ossificans or nodular fasciitis, the actual muscle was rarely involved and largely preserved.
Finally, according to radiological examinations performed during follow-up visits, none of the patients showed neurovascular complications or myositis ossificans during the postoperative period.
Myositis ossificans in psoas muscle after lumbar spine fracture.
The mass was sent for histopathological analysis, which confirmed our provisional diagnosis of myositis ossificans.
Myositis ossificans progressiva is a rare autosomal dominant disease, inherited as a trait with variable expression and complete penetrance.
When involving the periosteum, myositis ossificans can mimic parosteal osteosarcoma radiologically and microscopically.
Myositis ossificans after total hip replacement and perioperative muscle ischemia.
Painful myositis ossificans as a rare complication of the iliac crest bone graft donor site harvesting.
Myositis ossificans is a rare disorder in which ossification develops within skeletal muscles or soft tissue.
The differential diagnosis for soft tissue calcifications should include idiopathic tumoral calcinosis, collagen vascular diseases (scleroderma, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosis and dermatomyositis), myositis ossificans, metabolic causes (hyperparathyroidism) and neoplasms (osteosarcoma and chondrosarcoma).
The differential diagnosis includes myositis ossificans, proliferative myositis, nodular fasciitis, and sarcoma.
FOP is also known as myositis ossificans progressiva.