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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2010;15(4):202-205.
Published online December 1, 2010.
Heterotophic Ossification in the Thenar Eminence and the Thumb: A Case Report
Bo Kun Kim, Hyun Dae Shin, Kyung Cheon Kim, Joung Hun Kim
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea. hyunsd@cnu.ac.kr
Heterotopic ossification is defined as a reactive disease with mature lamellar bone formation in soft tissue. We experienced a case of heterotopicc ossification occurred on the thenar eminence and the thumb without trauma. We report this rare case with a review of the relevant literature.

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