ossificans

os·sif·i·cans

(ŏ-sif'i-kanz)
Ossifying; forming or turning into bone.
[L.]

ossificans

(ŏ-sĭf′ĭ-kănz″, kăns″) [L. “bone-making”]
Becoming or forming bony growth.
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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).
Labyrinthitis ossificans is a fibroosseous reaction of the inner ear that most commonly occurs after infectious labyrinthitis, but can be seen with any prior inner ear insult.
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).
Clinical outcome after cochlear implantation in patients with unilateral hearing loss due to labyrinthitis ossificans.
1) Such ectopic bone formation occurring following injury has been known by various names such as heterotopic ossification, (2) hyperostosis, (3) para-articular ossification, (4) and myositis ossificans traumatica.
Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis (DISH) (also called ankylosing hyperostosis, Forestier's disease, or spondylitis ossificans ligamentosa) is an age-related chronic condition whose principal manifestation is new bone formation without degenerative, traumatic, or postinfection changes (1).
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.
For five years she has been battling fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, known as FOP or stone man syndrome.
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.