Proliferative Myositis



- Discussion:
    - benign condition usually occuring in adults, but sometimes in children;
    - may present as a rapidly growing mass, in the shoulder, thigh, and chest;

- Histology:
    - should not show mitotic figures;

- Diff Dx:
    - rhabdomyosarcoma
    - myositis ossificans

- Treatment:
    - local excision


Proliferative myositis in a child. A case report.



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 9:33 am