Heterotopic Ossification

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Heterotopic ossification (HO) is a diverse pathologic process, defined as the formation of extraskeletal bone in muscle and soft tissues. HO can be conceptualised as a tissue repair process gone awry and is a common complication of trauma and surgery.

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