Differential Diagnosis: Progressive Osseus Heteroplasia
, Aggressive Juvenile Fibromatosis, soft tissue sarcomas, lymphomas and desmoids tumors are a few important ones to consider.
6,12) The congenital type is seen in rare syndromes, including congenital plaque-like osteomatosis, Albright hereditary osteodystrophy, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, and osseous heteroplasia
Congenital (24) * three inherited diseases that are characterized by heterotopic bone formation (24) * these are: fibrousdysplasia ossificans progressive (FOP), progressive osseous heteroplasia
(POH), and Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy (AHO) * although rare, they should be included in children presenting with myositis ossificans of an idiopathic nature.