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IP International Journal of Orthopaedic Rheumatology

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva – A rare case

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Author Details : N. S. Dhaniwala*, Venkatesh Dasari, Malhar Jadhav, Vrushabh Kumbhare

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 73-75

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Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) also known as Myositis Ossificans Progressiva is a very rare and disabling genetic condition characterized by congenital malformation of the great toes with hallux valgus and progressive heterotopic ossification in specific anatomic pattern.1 It is a rare condition with worldwide prevalence of about 1 case in 2 million individuals2. No ethnic, racial, sex or geographical predisposition is noted. Myositis Ossificans Progressiva term is misnomer and not used now.
The case report herein describes this rare condition in a child of one and half year age having the classical clinical presentation and radiological features. The child is under follow- up with measures to prevent fast progression of the condition.

Keywords: Fibrodysplasia, Ossificans, Progressiva, Myositis.

Doi : 10.18231/2455-6777.2018.0017

How to cite : Dhaniwala N S , Dasari V , Jadhav M , Kumbhare V , Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva – A rare case. IP Int J Orthop Rheumatol 2018;4(2):73-75

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