Gradual onset thigh pain

Myositis ossificans

Myositis Ossificans

Myositis ossificans can occur as a complication of not treating a contusion correctly. It involves a small growth of bone within the muscle and usually occurs a while after the original injury. Myositis ossificans symptoms Myositis ossificans develops some time after a contusion or blow to a muscle usually in the thigh. Symptoms include pain …

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Femur Stress Fracture

A Femur stress fracture is a hairline fracture of the femur (thigh bone). Although quite rare it is caused by prolonged overuse. Pain may come on gradually as a dull ache, which intensifies if a bending force is applied to the femur. Symptoms of a femoral stress fracture Symptoms include a dull ache deep in …

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