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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 290-291

Fibrodysplasia ossificance progressiva: A familial presentation


Department of Nuclear Medicine, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Shwetal Uday Pawar
Department of Nuclear Medicine, KEM Hospital, Ground Floor of Orthopedic Center, Opp. Tata Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.151657

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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva is a rare disorder progressing to ossification of tissues causing disability. We report a case of father and daughter in a family presenting with this condition. The diagnosis was made with X-rays. However, Technetium-99m Methylene Diphosphonate bone scan showed extensive extra-osseous localization of tracer suggesting ossification of multiple ligaments, tendons, muscles and connective tissue.


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