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The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2003 March;43(1):75-7

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Myositis ossificans as a complication of a muscle tendon junction strain of long head of biceps. A case report

Giombini A. 1, Di Cesare A. 2, Sardella F. 3, Ciatti R. 4

1 Insti­tute of ­Sport Sci­ence Depart­ment of ­Sport Med­i­cine Italian ­National ­Olympic Com­mittee, ­Rome, ­Italy
2 Post-Grad­uate ­School in ­Sports Med­i­cine Uni­ver­sity of ­Rome “La ­Sapienza”, ­Rome, ­Italy
3 Insti­tute of ­Sport Sci­ence Depart­ment of Phys­iology and Bio­me­chanics Italian ­National ­Olympic Com­mittee, ­Rome, ­Italy
4 Post-Graduate School in Orthopaedics and Traumatology University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Rome, Italy


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An ­unusual ­case of myo­sitis ossif­i­cans sec­on­dary to a ­muscle ­tendon junc­tion (MTJ) ­strain of ­long ­head of ­biceps in a ­young ath­lete is ­reported. ­Plain radio­graphs, ultra­so­nog­raphy and MRI in asso­ci­a­tion ­with clin­ical assess­ment ­showed the appear­ance and the evo­lu­tion of ­this path­o­log­ical ­entity. ­This ­case had a res­o­lu­tion of ­pain and func­tion ­after 3 ­months of con­ser­va­tive treat­ment. At 6 ­months ­follow-up, the ath­lete ­became asymp­to­matic and he grad­u­ally ­returned ­back to his ­sports ­activity.

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