Myositis ossificans of the hand in a child: case reportDe Smet, Luc; Degreef, IlseJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B: November 2012 - Volume 21 - Issue 6 - p 539–541 doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e3283524bfa Upper Limb Abstract Author Information Abstract Myositis ossificans of the hand is very rare. We report a case of an obviously post-traumatic case and discuss the value of trauma in the etiology. Author Information Department of Orthopaedics, U.Z. Pellenberg, Weligerveld, Pellenberg, Belgium Correspondence to Luc De Smet, MD, PhD, Department of Orthopaedics, U.Z. Pellenberg, Weligerveld, 1, B-3212 Pellenberg, Belgium Tel: +32 016 338 827; fax: +32 016 338 824; e-mail: email@example.com © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.