Myositis ossificans progressive: case report

  • Sofia Talbi
  • Nassira Aradoini
  • Iman El Mezouar
  • Fatima Ezzahra Abourazzak
  • Taoufik Harzy

Abstract

Myositis ossificansprogressiva (MOP) is an autosomal dominant disorder. There is a progressive ectopic ossification and skeletal malformation, mainly in the connective tissue of muscle. The diagnosis is based on the clinical findings and radiological demonstration of the skeletal malformations. A 38-year-old female patient was admitted to our department with progressive increase of the thigh. Results of laboratory studies were normal . The radiography of the right thigh showed multiple intramuscular calcifications. Myositis ossificansprogressiva should be diagnosed as early as possible and non-invasively, based upon history, clinical and radiological findings. Early and correct diagnosis is fundamental for indication of proper management of the disease. Key words: myositis ossificans progressive, ossification, ectopic bone.

The Pan African Medical Journal 2016;24

Author Biographies

Sofia Talbi

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Nassira Aradoini

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Iman El Mezouar

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Fatima Ezzahra Abourazzak

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Taoufik Harzy

Department of Rheumatology, University Hospital Hassan II, Fes, Morocco

Published
2016-09-26
Section
Articles

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