A 47-year-old member asked:
what are the odds of developing myositis ossificans (unwanted bone) in my quadriceps muscle?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Bolesta answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually low: The formation of bone in muscle is uncommon. It usually follows a deep contusion (bruise) of the muscle. It this case it would be a blow to the front of the thigh. It can also follow severe head injury.
Answered on Dec 17, 2012
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