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Symptomatic myositis ossificans following computer navigated total knee replacement: a complication of fixed femoral marker placement.

Abstract
Myositis ossificans is a rare cause of pain following knee arthroplasty. We describe a 72-year-old woman who developed symptomatic early onset myositis ossificans at the femoral marker pin site following navigated knee arthroplasty.
AuthorsHani B Abdul-Jabar, Surjit Lidder, Sarah W Huf, Amitava Dutta
JournalThe Knee (Knee) Vol. 20 Issue 1 Pg. 49-51 (Jan 2013) ISSN: 1873-5800 [Electronic] Netherlands
PMID23022029 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
CopyrightCopyright © 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Topics
  • Aged
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee (adverse effects, methods)
  • Biopsy
  • Bone Nails (adverse effects)
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Muscle, Skeletal (pathology)
  • Myositis Ossificans (etiology, pathology, radiography)
  • Osteoarthritis, Knee (radiography, surgery)
  • Surgery, Computer-Assisted

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