Heterotopic Para – Articular Ossification in a Child Following Flame Burns

C. E. Price, M. Guggenheim & H. Rode
Background: Heterotopic bone formation is a rare, but well-known complication of severe burns. Pain, tenderness, joint stiffness and even permanent disability may result if this pathological ossification occurs around joints. The elbow is the most frequently involved joint in most burn case series. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]