Myositis ossificans

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Lump in mid-thigh. Trauma during football match months ago, but no recent trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a multi-layered calcification/ossification in the soft tissues of the anterior thigh paralleling the longitudinal axis of the femur. Features here are consistent with myositis ossificans - especially given the prior history of trauma.

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Case information

rID: 24111
Case created: 28th Jul 2013
Last edited: 8th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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