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Injured Marines at risk for abnormal bone growth
Date:4/30/2009

iple injuries to the extremities
  • a high Injury Severity Score

    Heterotopic ossification is often associated with injuries to the brain or spinal cord, which can cause the entire body to react as though it is under attack. This type of response is known as a systemic inflammatory response. Dr. Forsberg believes this unique response to massive injury is the key to understanding why the abnormal bone growth occurs more often in military wounds than in those commonly treated in the civilian population.

    "Systemic inflammation is detrimental to this patient population," Dr. Forsberg noted. "We believe that this sort of response contributes significantly to the development of heterotopic ossification, and is the reason why the condition is more prevalent in the war-wounded population."

    Dr. Forsberg also said further study to be conducted at the medical center will focus heavily on treatment methods geared toward prevention of the condition.

    "Once we develop a better understanding of the events that cause heterotopic ossification, one of our primary recommendations will be treatments to prevent the condition from occurring," noted Dr. Forsberg.


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  • Contact: Lauren Pearson
    lpearson@aaos.org
    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Source:Eurekalert

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