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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva


Other Names for this Disease
  • FOP
  • Myositis ossificans
  • Myositis ossificans progressiva
  • Progressive myositis ossificans
  • Progressive ossifying myositis
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  • I have fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva and recently had my first fracture.  I am currently taking medication but continue to have pain in my leg, hand, and elbow.  What are the risks of operation?  Can myositis ossificans be passed to the next generation?
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