Myositis ossificans after tetanus: treatment aided by quantitative technetium Tc 99m pyrophosphate radionuclide imaging.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Functionally disabling myositis ossificans of the posterior aspect of the elbow occurred in a 66-year-old man as a sequela of tetanus. Serial quantitative bone scans were done to determine the optimal time for excision, which produced an excellent functional result without recurrence at 4 years.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tompkins, GS; Lachiewicz, PF

Published Date

  • 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 4 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 239 - 243

PubMed ID

  • 8535896

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1059-1052


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States