Intercostal myositis ossificans misdiagnosed as osteosarcoma in a 10-year-old child

@article{Koob2010IntercostalMO,
  title={Intercostal myositis ossificans misdiagnosed as osteosarcoma in a 10-year-old child},
  author={M{\'e}riam Koob and Jean Durckel and J. -C. Dosch and Natacha Entz-Werl{\'e} and J L Dietemann},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={40},
  pages={34-37}
}
Myositis ossificans (MO) is a rare benign cause of heterotopic bone formation within soft tissue. It most commonly affects adolescents and young adults, typically in the limbs and following trauma. Very few cases have been reported in children. We report here a case of nontraumatic MO occurring in a 10-year-old girl with an uncommon location in the 5th… CONTINUE READING