publication . Article . 2015

A Rare Case Of Non Traumatic Myositis Ossificans Circumscripta

Mahale, Yashwant J.; Vyawahare, Chaitanya S.; Dravid, Nandkishore V.; Upase, Aditya; Rathi, Romil;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports, volume 5, issue 3, pages 15-17 (issn: 2250-0685, eissn: 2321-3817, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Indian Orthopaedic Research Group
Introduction: Myositis ossificans circumscripta is a benign non neoplastic ossifying tumor presenting with bone like osteoid tissue extraskelletaly amidst the muscle planes. This condition when not associated with trauma is very trivial and considering the way it mimics certain characteristics, it may be misunderstood as a malignant neoplasm, abscess or antibioma. The aetiology of this atraumatic condition is still indistinct and remains a question unsolved. We would like to report such a case with distinctly unusual presentation that occurred in our institute. Thereby help in understanding the characteristics of the tumor and associated problems in the diagnose...
free text keywords: Case Report, Atraumatic myositis ossificans circumscripta, extra skeletal osteoid tissue, right gluteal region

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