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Diseases » Myositis ossificans » Summary

What is Myositis ossificans?

What is Myositis ossificans?

  • Myositis ossificans: A very rare progressive disorder involving calcification of muscles, tendons and ligaments.

Myositis ossificans: Introduction

Types of Myositis ossificans:

Types of Myositis ossificans:

Broader types of Myositis ossificans:

How many people get Myositis ossificans?

Prevalance of Myositis ossificans: estimated 1 per 2 million people are affected by fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, Genetics Home Reference website
Prevalance Rate of Myositis ossificans: approx 1 in 2,000,000 or 0.00% or 135 people in USA [about data]

How serious is Myositis ossificans?

Complications of Myositis ossificans: see complications of Myositis ossificans

What causes Myositis ossificans?

Causes of Myositis ossificans: see causes of Myositis ossificans

What are the symptoms of Myositis ossificans?

Symptoms of Myositis ossificans: see symptoms of Myositis ossificans

Complications of Myositis ossificans: see complications of Myositis ossificans

Onset of Myositis ossificans: usually childhood

Can anyone else get Myositis ossificans?

More information: see contagiousness of Myositis ossificans
Inheritance: see inheritance of Myositis ossificans

Myositis ossificans: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myositis ossificans.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myositis ossificans: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myositis ossificans.
Treatments for Myositis ossificans: see treatments for Myositis ossificans
Research for Myositis ossificans: see research for Myositis ossificans

Name and Aliases of Myositis ossificans

Main name of condition: Myositis ossificans

Other names or spellings for Myositis ossificans:

fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, fibrosis ossificans progressive, Guy-Patin syndrome, Muenchmeyer syndrome, Patin syndrome, Stone man, FOP, myositis ossificans progressive

Myositis ossificans: Related Conditions

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