Acute airway obstruction secondary to vocal fold heterotopic ossification
Key words: Heterotopic ossification
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Radiographs showed a heterotopic ossification
in the middle third of the leg (Figure 1).
occurring in muscles and soft tissues is referred to as myositis ossificans.
2) It presents clinically with characteristic short great toes and heterotopic ossification
involving multiple sites.
of the ligament connecting the suspensorium to the ethmoid region (190: 0 [right arrow] 1) and the interhyal (ossified or not) being connected by ligaments to both the hyoid arch and the suspensorium (225: 0 [right arrow] 1) (see Appendix 2).
Key Words: Spinal cord injury, deep vein thrombosis, heterotopic ossification
Antonioli, "Heterotopic ossifications
subsequent to knee arthroplasty," La Chirurgia Degli Organi di Movimento, vol.
But in humans, the conversion of scapular notch into a foramen as a result of ossification
of the suprascapular ligament was found in 60(5%) scapulae by Poirier and Charpy (1911).
(HO) is a common complication characterized by abnormal bone formation within muscle and connective tissue following surgical trauma, often observed after total hip arthroplasty.
Multiple phleboliths usually remain discrete, while ossifications
generally tend to coalesce.
Radiological case of the month: Harish S. Hosalkar, MD, MBMS (Orth), FCPS (Orth), DNB (Orth), Purushottam A. Gholve, MD, Neil Roach, MD, and Murray K. Dalinka, MD
Diclofenac 75 mg (Ratiopharm GmbH, Ulm, Germany) orally once a day was used as prevention of heterotopic ossifications
Risk factors associated with heterotopic ossifications
in primary total hip arthroplasty] Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb.
Review of literature indicates different surgical approaches for preventing the formation of recurrent synostosis: (1) interposition of inert, synthetic material, upon bony bridge excision, band, or fat graft [2, 3, 7-9]; (2) nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), including indomethacin, ibuprofen, tenoxicam, naproxen, flurbiprofen, ketorolac, and diclofenac, which were found tobe effective in preventing the formation of exostoses, while the same was not found for bisphosphonates [3,10]; (3) low-dose radiation treatment (it does not find agreement in the literature regarding its utility for this specific indication, although it was proved effective in preventing the formation of heterotopic hip arthroplasty ossifications
Class III has less than one centimeter of distance between ossifications
and Class IV is defined as bony ankylosis.