myositis ossificans

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inflammation of a voluntary muscle; called also initis.
myositis fibro´sa a type in which there is a formation of connective tissue in the muscle.
multiple myositis polymyositis.
myositis ossi´ficans myositis marked by bony deposits in muscle.
trichinous myositis that which is caused by the presence of Trichinella spiralis.
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my·o·si·tis os·sif·'i·cans

ossification or deposit of bone in muscle with fibrosis, causing pain and swelling in muscles.
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myositis ossificans

A term that is slowly being retired from the medical literature, largely in favour of heterotopic ossification, given that
(1) inflammation is not a necessary precursor for heterotopic ossification; and
(2) the ossification doesn’t always occur in muscle, but may occur in fascia, tendons, and other mesenchymal soft tissues.

Clinical forms, myositis ossificans
• Localised: linked to trauma.
• Generalised: now known as fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, which is often due to spontaneous mutation, resulting in autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance in the proband’s progeny.
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myositis ossificans

Bone formed within muscle; localized MO is 2º to trauma resulting from a blow or muscle tearing; generalized MO is AD, often accompanied by aplasia of the thumb, great toe, or rarely other digits, in which the first 'tumor' occurs in the paravertebral or cervical region, followed by multiple ossifying tumors, forming calcifying bridges across muscles and joints resulting in massive rigidity and the Pt is turned into 'stone'. See Zoning phenomenon.
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het·er·o·top·ic os·si·fi·ca·tion

(het'ĕr-ō-top'ik os'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
Growth of calcium deposits within soft tissue, usually at the site of a hematoma due to blunt trauma or in tissue atrophied due to central nervous system injury.
Synonym(s): myositis ossificans.
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myositis ossificans

A rare, usually familial, inflammatory disease of muscle in which CALCIFICATION occurs followed by the formation of bony tissue within the affected muscles.
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Myositis ossificans regularly presents as a post-traumatic intramuscular mass and can be recognized by its rim enhancement and peripheral calcifications in the subacute stage.
Myositis ossificans requires multiple diagnostic modalities.
(9) They also called this periarticular ossification occurring following a significant neurological injury as neurogenic myositis ossificans.
1) which occurs in most of the cases of myositis ossificans progressiva.
The bland and diverse histologic patterns need to be distinguished from other benign mimickers such as osteochondroma and myositis ossificans. Recent molecular investigations have demonstrated distinct amplification of the CDK4 and MDM2 genes, and immunohistochemical stains detecting the overexpressed protein are sensitive and specific for the diagnosis.
Biopsy and histopathology of the lesion confirmed myositis ossificans. Patient was given indometacin 25mg BID for 6 weeks, and a course of physiotherapy for 20 seasons was performed.
MOT (also known as myositis ossificans circums- cripta or fibrodysplasia ossificans circumscripta); de- velops after trauma or inflammation within muscles.
Anatomically-based differential diagnosis for the masticator space * Muscles of mastication: Mesenchymal lesions (benign and malignant, such as hemangiomas and sarcomas), lymphoma, benign masseteric hypertrophy, denervation atrophy, idiopathic fibrosis, metastases, myositis ossificans (Figures10B, 10C).
The common differential diagnosis of melorheostosis includes myositis ossificans, synovial osteochondromatosis, osteoma, parosteal osteosarcoma, focal scleroderma, and Caffey disease.
Following the percutaneous pinning we had observed 16% of complications, myositis ossificans noticed in one case (4%) i.e., because of secondary to massage prior to admission in to the hospital.
Myositis ossificans (MO) is a non-neoplastic proliferation of cartilage and bone in an area of muscle that has been exposed to trauma.
Although pelvic digit is clinically silent most of the time, it is important for both the clinician and the radiologist to differentiate it from other pathologies, such as myositis ossificans, osteochondroma, or fractures.