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Myositis ossificans - Thigh - Gross specimen
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Myositis ossificans - Thigh - Gross specimen
  • Case ID: 395
  • Diagnosis: Myositis ossificans
  • Category: Pseudotumors
  • Category Type: Myositis ossificans
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Thigh
  • Age: 12
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Resection
  • Image ID: 2699
  • Image Type: Gross specimen
  • Images relating to this case: 2698 , 2699, 2700 , 2701 , 2702 .

The patient was taken to the operating room and the lesion was surgically removed from the adductor compartment. The specimen is cut in half demonstrating the characteristic zonal pattern of myositis ossificans with fairly mature cancellous bone seen at the periphery of the lesion and healing scar tissue in the central area.


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