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Myositis ossificans of the hand in a child: case report

De Smet, Luc; Degreef, Ilse

Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B: November 2012 - Volume 21 - Issue 6 - p 539–541
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e3283524bfa
Upper Limb

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.

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.