Myositis Ossificans Symptoms
Symptoms of myositis ossificans circumscripta include:
- Localized pain to an area of the body that was injured:
- Localized swelling to an area of the body that was injured
- Formation of a lump within the muscle tissue that was injured
- Most cases occur following an injury to the arm or thigh muscles, but may also occur in the chest, back and buttocks.
Symptoms of myositis ossificans progressiva include:
- Skeletal abnormalities in the fingers and toes
- Painful lumps around the joints and in other body tissues:
- Common in the neck, face, shoulder, hips, and along the spine
- Leads to restricted motion in the hips and shoulders
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PubMed Myositis Ossificans References
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- Saussez S, Blaivie C, Lemort M, Chantrain G. Non-traumatic myositis ossificans in the paraspinal muscles. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2006 Apr;263(4):331-5. Epub 2005 Aug 24. 
- Vanden Bossche L, Vanderstraeten G. Heterotopic ossification: a review. J Rehabil Med. 2005 May;37(3):129-36.