Solitary Bone Cyst Like Areas in Myositis Ossificans: A Breast Mass in a Child

AKATLI A. N. , UĞURALP S. , ALAN S. , Tasci A., Yildirim G.

FETAL AND PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY, 2019 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier


Background: Myositis ossificans is an extraosseous, benign tumor-like condition characterized by prominent heterotopic ossification. Cystic degeneration in myositis ossificans is an uncommon entity. Case report: A 13-year-old girl presented with a large and painful breast lump. Physical examination revealed a mobile, hard mass, clinically resembling a fibroadenoma. The mass was excised and diagnosed as myositis ossificans with central bone cyst like changes. Conclusion: Our case represents the first myositis ossificans case with central bone cyst like changes in a child.