oa South African Medical Journal - A case of myositis ossificans

Volume 19, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A case of myoitis ossificans in a young native woman is presented. The following are the characteristic features: a progressive calcification of the muscles of the back, shoulder and hip leading to ankylosis of the left shoulder-joint and formation of bony masses min all the muscles of the back and hips, and associated with this the congenital deformity of the left little toe.

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