Bone Rep 2021 Jun 25;14:100758. Epub 2021 Feb 25.
Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Internal Medicine section Endocrinology, Amsterdam Movement Sciences, Amsterdam Bone Centre, de Boelelaan 1117, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) is a genetic disease characterized by the formation of heterotopic ossification (HO) in connective tissues. HO first develops in the thoracic region, before more peripheral sites are affected. Due to HO along the thoracic cage, its movements are restricted and pulmonary function deteriorates. Read More