Myositis Ossificans

  • Matthias Nägele
  • Michaela Hamann
  • Walter F. Koch


Skeletal muscle ossification was first reported as a complication of traumatic spinal paraplegia over a century ago.1 The frequency and severity of this complication among military veterans with spinal cord injuries stimulated futher interest following the first world war.2


Heterotopic Ossification Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Heterotopic Bone Myositis Ossificans Heterotopic Bone Formation 
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  • Matthias Nägele
  • Michaela Hamann
  • Walter F. Koch

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