Severe heterotopic ossification after arthroscopic acromioplasty: a case report.

@article{Boynton1999SevereHO,
  title={Severe heterotopic ossification after arthroscopic acromioplasty: a case report.},
  author={Melbourne D. Boynton and T J Enders},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={495-7}
}
Heterotopic ossification is a well-recognized complication of spinal cord injury, closed head injury, total hip arthroplasty, burns, and other trauma and has been observed in various tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, and menisci. Complications of arthroscopic acromioplasty are relatively uncommon and include hematoma, traction neuropathy, infection, acromial fracture, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, and instrument breakage. However, little has been reported on heterotopic ossification… CONTINUE READING

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