Myositis ossificans is a rarely encountered benign lesion characterized by a non-neoplastic heterotopic bone formation in both soft tissue and skeletal muscle. Three subgroups of myositis ossificans are identified: myositis ossificans progressiva, which is hereditary; nontraumatic or
pseudomalignant myositis ossificans, which is developed in the absence of any trauma; and myositis ossificans circumscripta, which is related to evident and direct trauma. In this case report, we present a girl with a swelling on the forearm who was finally diagnosed with nontraumatic myositis
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Document Type: Research Article
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Medipol University, Istanbul, Turkey
Department of Pathology, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Samsun
May 1, 2015