Surgical Management of Shoulder Heterotopic Ossification

Publication date: Available online 18 September 2019Source: Arthroscopy TechniquesAuthor(s): Justin Hallock, Larry D. FieldAbstractThe formation of heterotopic ossification around the shoulder is a rare but potentially debilitating condition. It is found most commonly around the hip and is usually associated with an inciting event such as trauma, burn, previous surgery, or traumatic brain/spinal cord injury. The formation of shoulder heterotopic ossification following arthroscopic surgery is very uncommon, with few data pertaining to it in the current literature. Formation of heterotopic ossification in the shoulder after arthroscopic surgery typically occurs around the acromioclavicular joint and in the subacromial space. This location may lead to chronic pain and decreased mobility. The purpose of this article is to describe an arthroscopic technique for excision of heterotopic ossification.
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