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The imaging of myositis ossificans.
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PMID:  20486028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Myositis ossificans (MO) is characterized by abnormal heterotopic bone formation involving striated muscle, tendons, ligaments, fasciae, and aponeuroses. Myocardium, the diaphragm, tongue, larynx, smooth muscle, and sphincters are all spared. Several subtypes of myositis ossificans exist: posttraumatic myositis ossificans (PTMO), nontraumatic/pseudomalignant myositis ossificans, and myositis ossificans progressiva (MOP). This article reviews the clinical features and differential diagnoses of each subtype of MO and illustrates the typical imaging features demonstrated by plain radiography, ultrasound, radionuclide bone scans, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.
Philippa Tyler; Asif Saifuddin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-05-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1098-898X     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-20     Completed Date:  2010-09-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9717520     Medline TA:  Semin Musculoskelet Radiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  201-16     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Diagnostic Imaging*
Disease Progression
Myositis Ossificans / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy

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