Myositis ossificans

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


History of trauma about one year ago and decreased right hip range of motion.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

There is ossification of posterior muscles of the right hip which cause subluxation of the femoro-acetabular joint at the same side. Features compatible with myositis ossificans in a patient with history of trauma about one year ago.

Case Discussion

Heterotopic ossification usually within large muscles is characteristic for myositis ossificans. Most cases occur as a result of trauma. 

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Case information

rID: 32549
Published: 1st Dec 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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