Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2000 Jun;126(6):785-8
Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York University, NY, USA.
Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is an uncommon disease that has been reported to develop after trauma, burns, and infections, as well as in cases in which the pathogenesis is unknown. Although most cases of MOC develop below the clavicles, it has been reported in the head and neck area, where it primarily involves the muscles of mastication. To our knowledge, there have been only 4 previous reports of MOC affecting the paraspinal muscles. Read More