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Heterotopic ossification.
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PMID:  8834289     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Heterotopic ossification is a well-recognized condition frequently encountered by the orthopedic surgeon. Although typically asymptomatic, heterotopic ossification can be a complication of extreme severity. This article is a review of literature and attempts to clarify the definition, and delineates the etiology, incidence, risk factors, and current modes of prophylaxis and treatment of various types of heterotopic ossification.
F F Naraghi; T A DeCoster; M S Moneim; R A Miller; D Rivero
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopedics     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0147-7447     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthopedics     Publication Date:  1996 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-12-04     Completed Date:  1996-12-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7806107     Medline TA:  Orthopedics     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Combined Modality Therapy
Middle Aged
Ossification, Heterotopic / etiology,  surgery*
Range of Motion, Articular / physiology
Risk Factors

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