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Myositis ossificans of the hand in a child: case report

De Smet, Luc; Degreef, Ilse

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B:
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e3283524bfa
Upper Limb
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: luc.desmet@uzleuven.be

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.