Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

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Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

People don't have a very long life expectancy. They have limited mobility, speech problems, and respiratory issues.

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

Commonly known as FOP, ligaments, tendons, and muscles are slowly being turned into bone.

As bone takes over the body, the many who suffer from this disease are slowly petrified.

•Genetic disease affecting 1 in 2 million people •No ethnic, racial, or gender patterns •800 confirmed cases across the globe •285 known cases in the United States


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