Myositis Ossificans of Rectus Femoris: A Rare Case Report

  title={Myositis Ossificans of Rectus Femoris: A Rare Case Report},
  author={I Muni Srikanth and Amar Vishal and Kopuri Ravi Kiran},
  booktitle={Journal of orthopaedic case reports},
INTRODUCTION Myositis ossificans (MO), heterotopic ossification, occurs in muscles and soft tissue. This lesion contains actively proliferating fibroblasts and osteoblasts. It commonly affects vigorous young men and more so among athletes. It occurs as a result of trauma, either acute or chronic and can also arise near joints in neurological disorders. By time of presentation, ossification is extensive and the benign nature of the lesion is usually evident on radiological studies. Most common… CONTINUE READING


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