fibrodysplasia

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fibrodysplasia

 [fi″bro-dis-pla´zhah]
abnormality in development of fibrous connective tissue.

fi·bro·dys·pla·si·a

(fī'brō-dis-plā'zē-ă),
Abnormal development of fibrous connective tissue.

fibrodysplasia

/fi·bro·dys·pla·sia/ (fi″bro-dis-pla´zhah) abnormality in development of fibrous connective tissue.

fibrodysplasia

fibrous dysplasia.

fibrodysplasia ossificans
see myositis ossificans.
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La Jolla), announced that US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) Office of Orphan Products Development has granted the orphan drug designation to its two novel compounds for the treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP).
today announced the initiation of enrollment of children as young as 6 years old in the company's ongoing Phase 2 study of palovarotene for the treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP).
Jasmine has fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, FOP, which means that when her muscles, ligaments and tissue are damaged, they turn into bone.
One extreme example is the development of massive HO in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressive patients, in whom a mutation in BMP receptor, activin receptor-like kinase-2, results in automatic activation of BMP signaling.
Having read the very interesting case history of the four-year-old boy with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva requiring an emergency tracheostomy for a 'can't intubate, can't oxygenate' recently published by Santoro et al (1), I was reminded of the difficult airway teaching I received as a registrar.
Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire Fashion fanatic Louise suffers from rare genetic condition fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, which causes soft tissue to turn into bone.
Louise Wedderburn was born with Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), which is freezing her body permanently into place, the Daily Mail reported.
However, Louise faces an extra challenge as she tries to break into this competitive and often cut-throat industry - she suffers from Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), a rare genetic condition which causes her joints to lock as her muscles start to turn to bone.
THE HUMAN MANNEQUIN Channel 4, 9pm Eighteen-year-old Louise Wedderbun (above) faces an extra challenge as she tries to break into the competitive and often cut-throat fashion industry - she suffers from Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), a rare genetic condition which causes her joints to lock as her muscles start to turn to bone.
For five years she has been battling fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, known as FOP or stone man syndrome.
The Human Mannequin (C4, 9pm) Scottish teen Louise Wedderbun hoping to turn her passion for fashion into a career - though she suffers from Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), a rare genetic condition that causes her joins to lock as her muscles start to turn to bone.
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) [OMIM 135100] is a rare genetic disorder in which ossification of connective tissue leads to severe disability.