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Ossification in Neurological Conditions

  • J. M. Connor
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Abstract

Although best known as a complication of traumatic paraplegia, soft tissue ossification may occur in the aftermath of a variety of neurological conditions. Despite this diversity, similar pathogenic mechanisms seem to be involved in each case and thus there is an advantage in considering all of these conditions under the same headings.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Connor
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  1. 1.Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical GeneticsYorkhill, GlasgowScotland

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