Heterotopic ossification in hemiplegia following stroke.

  • Vlasta E Hajek
  • Published 1987 in Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation


Heterotopic ossification is a recognized complication in patients with head injury, burns, paraplegia, or direct trauma to muscle tissue. Heterotopic ossification with hemiplegia following stroke is considered rare. A case of a 53-year-old patient with right hemiplegia who developed painful right hip, limiting range of movement and progress in ambulation… (More)


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