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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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Treatment of post-traumatic myositis ossificans of the anterior thigh with extracorporeal shock wave therapy

June 03, 2014

Objective: This case study demonstrates the effectiveness of a novel approach to the treatment of post-traumatic myositis ossificans with extracorporeal shockwave therapy in an elite athlete. Clinical Features: A 20 year-old male semiprofessional rugby player presented with progressive pain and loss of range of motion after sustaining a severe, right quadriceps contusion nine weeks earlier.

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