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Management of Myositis Ossificans of the Hand: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

Published:April 03, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsa.2017.03.007
      Myositis ossificans is a rare form of self-limiting heterotopic ossification of muscles. Most cases are seen in the thigh; the standard approach to these cases has been nonsurgical management awaiting spontaneous resolution. We report on a rare case of myositis ossificans of the hand with severe symptoms treated with early marginal excision without a trial of nonsurgical management.

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