Chin-on-Chest Deformity in Patients with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: A Case Series

Moore, Ryan E.; Dormans, John P.; Drummond, Denis S.; Shore, Eileen M.; Kaplan, Frederick S.; Auerbach, Joshua D.
June 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jun2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 6, p1497
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents case studies of patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. The patients had severe chin-on-chest deformity due to progressive heterotopic ossification and asymmetric lesions of the neck. The patients underwent a surgery that has been effective in achieving substantial correction of the deformity, wherein the patients experienced improvement in their condition.


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