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Myositis ossificans following total knee replacement. A report on two cases.

Abstract
Two cases of myositis ossificans involving the quadriceps femoris muscle are described following total knee replacement arthroplasty. This condition appears to be a very rare complication of this operation. One case was helped by ultrasound therapy.
AuthorsC M Booth, J B King
JournalArchives of orthopaedic and traumatic surgery. Archiv für orthopädische und Unfall-Chirurgie (Arch Orthop Trauma Surg) Vol. 93 Issue 4 Pg. 285-6 (Apr 30 1979) ISSN: 0344-8444 [Print] GERMANY, WEST
PMID464761 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
Topics
  • Aged
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Joint Prosthesis (adverse effects)
  • Knee Joint (surgery)
  • Middle Aged
  • Myositis Ossificans (etiology)
  • Osteoarthritis (surgery)

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