Massive heterotopic ossification after distal femur fracture


Ozkocak G., Kandemirli G. C., Özçakır Ş.

SCOTTISH MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.63, pp.95-98, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 63
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/0036933018783941
  • Journal Name: SCOTTISH MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-98
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Heterotopic ossification is the formation of lamellar bone in periarticular soft tissue that can be seen in paralysed patients or following trauma. It can cause significant burden to already debilitated patients.