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A heterotopic ossification related to temporary placement of a skull bone flap. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18240937     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report on a 19-year-old man who sustained a traumatic brain injury. Following decompressive craniotomy, he suffered from an unusual heterotopic ossification due to the temporary placement of the skull bone flap in his thigh. To the best of the authors' knowledge, this is the first time that a possible causal relationship between these entities has been reported in the literature.
Authors:
Ismail Safaz; Ridvan Alaca; Serkan Bilgiç; Kamil Yazicioğlu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  108     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-04     Completed Date:  2008-03-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  370-1     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Turkish Armed Forces Rehabilitation Center, Ankara, Turkey. safazi@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Bone Transplantation / pathology*
Brain Injuries / surgery
Craniotomy
Decompression, Surgical / methods
Humans
Male
Ossification, Heterotopic / etiology*
Surgical Flaps / pathology*
Thigh / pathology*

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