Clinical pearls to help manage FOP


Simple pathway to diagnosis

Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) is an extremely rare and disabling genetic condition in which skeletal muscle and connective tissue, such as tendons and ligaments, are gradually replaced by bone.

This independent educational program aims to raise awareness and highlight the advances being made that have the potential to change the outlook for people with FOP.

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Proud recipients of the Communiqué award for Excellence in Professional Education Programmes 2022 for this program

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Can you correctly spot the FOP cases?

Test yourself in this clinical diagnosis quiz. You will be shown a selection of images; some will be showing FOP features and others will be common differential diagnoses.

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