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myositis ossificans[‚mī·ə′sīd·əs ä′sif·ə‚kanz]
Muscle inflammation with bone formation in muscle, tendons, or ligaments.
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INTRODUCTION: Myositis ossificans progressiva
is a severe disabling disorder occurring as a rare sporadic or autosomal dominant disorder.
Myositis ossificans progressiva
or fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is a rare connective tissue disease characterized by widespread, progressive, ectopic ossification of soft tissues (striated muscles, tendons, fasciae, ligaments and subcutaneous tissues).
It is broadly classified into two clinical subtypes; myositis ossificans progressiva
(MOP) and myositis ossificans traumatica (MOT).
FOP is also known as myositis ossificans progressiva