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Treatment of Myositis Ossificans with acetic acid phonophoresis: a case series

December 01, 2014

Objective: To create awareness of myositis ossificans (MO) as a potential complication of muscle contusion by presenting its clinical presentation and diagnostic features. An effective method of treatment is offered for those patients who develop traumatic MO. Management: Patients in this case series developed traumatic MO, confirmed on diagnostic ultrasound. Patients participated in a treatment

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Pellegrini-Stieda disease

August 15, 2014

Pellegrini-Stieda disease is a condition occasionally observed on routine radiographic examinations of the knee. A literature survey revealed little in the way of explanation or therapeutic management of this disorder. An overview of this condition with an emphasis on etiological theory and treatment is offered along with two classic radiographic examples. (JCCA 1987; 31(4):191-192) Key

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Cervical disc calcification in children as a cause of neck pain

July 14, 2014

Cervical disc calcification is a rare cause of neck pain in children. Although the clinical and radiographic presentations are striking, the symptoms and radiological findings spontaneously subside without any long-term sequelae. Once diagnosed, conservative management consists of education and reassurance. A case of cervical intervertebral disc calcification in a 15-year-old boy is presented to illustrate

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