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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

Online ISSN :

Print ISSN : 2581-8112

Article First Page : 73

Article End Page : 75


Abstract

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 No:-10.18231/2455-6777.2018.0017