What is it about?
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an extremely rare genetic disease characterized by malformations of the great toe and inflammatory flare-ups of soft tissues that lead to progressive formation of heterotopic ossification (HO).
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Why is it important?
Here we report an individual with non-classical FOP in order to broaden phenotypic and genotypic knowledge of FOP, facilitate diagnosis, treatment and genetic counseling, and to increase awareness in the medical community of this ultra-rare disorder.
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fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva: A child from Angola with an
variant, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, May 2021, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/ajmg.a.62253.
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