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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1987;11(1):11.
A Clinical Study on Heterotopic Ossification
Il Soo Shin, M.D., Byung Sik Kim, M.D., Yun Hee Kim, M.D. , Bong-Ok Kim, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Presbyterian Medical Center, Chonju, Korea
이소성 화골증(Heterotopic Ossification)의 임상적 고찰
신일수, 김병식, 김연희, 김봉옥
전주예수병원 재활의학과

Heterotopic ossification is a true ossification that occurs para-articularly in soft tissue and only involves neurologically affected joints. The extensive heterotopic ossification is a cause of limitation of active or passive joint motion and ultimately bony ankylosis which interferes independency in activities of daily living and ability of maximum rehabilitation

The purpose of this study is to define the various clinical, laboratory and radiologic findings of heterotopic ossification and to help early diagnosis, understanding of clinical progression and early treatment of heterotopic ossification. This study reports the 7 cases in 6 men with heterotopic ossification who were admitted to the Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine of the Presbyterian Medical Center from April, 1982 through September, 1986 with the review of literatures.

Key Words: Heterotopic ossification, Diagnosis, Treatment


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