Fine needle aspiration cytology of myositis ossificans.

  title={Fine needle aspiration cytology of myositis ossificans.},
  author={S M Popok and Zuher M. Naib},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  volume={1 3},
Fine needle aspiration was performed on a large soft tissue mass of the left thigh and hip region in a 27-year-old paraplegic man. Cytologic examination revealed sheets of immature fibroblasts and scattered skeletal muscle cells in various stages of degeneration compatible with myositis ossificans. This case is probably the first needle aspiration cytology… CONTINUE READING