Syndrome of deltoid and/or gluteal fibrotic contracture: an injection myopathy.

@article{Chen1988SyndromeOD,
  title={Syndrome of deltoid and/or gluteal fibrotic contracture: an injection myopathy.},
  author={S. S. Chen and C. H. Chien and H S Yu},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={1988},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={167-76}
}
One hundred and fifteen cases of injection myopathy with deltoid and/or gluteal fibrotic contracture were studied, almost all of whom had definite histories of repeated intra-gluteal or intra-deltoid injections. One third had siblings affected by the same fibro-muscular disorders manifested by focal muscle atrophy and limitation of adduction and flexion of the shoulder or hip. Electromyography disclosed myopathic changes of the fibrotic muscles. Muscle biopsy showed marked perimysial and… CONTINUE READING