Fibrodysplasia Ossifcans Progressiva

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Fibrodysplasia Ossifcans Progressiva

  1. 1. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressive<br />TonyTomasi<br />ZachFarelli<br />
  2. 2. What is F.O.P?<br />F.O.B is….<br />Is a very rare disease witch involvesconnective tissue.<br />It cause joints to be permanently frozen inplace.<br />When the extra bone growths are surgicallyremove they grow back.<br />
  3. 3. Howis F.O.P Inherited <br />F.O.B is inherited by a mutation at first then it ispastdown from generations.<br />
  4. 4. F.O.P Symptoms<br />When born with F.O.B the child will have great toes; possibly missing a joint or with a minor lump at the joint.<br />Tumor like lumps on bones on the neck, chest, arms, shoulders andfeet.<br />The tumors lumps appearsuddenly.<br />
  5. 5. TestingF.O.P or Diagnosed<br />There is no known cure for F.O.Pat this time.<br />Avoid fallingat all times, and less growth ofbones will appear.<br />
  6. 6. F.O.POccurrence<br />F.O.P is very rare it occurs about1 in 2 millionpeople worldwide<br />Several hundred cases had been reported<br />
  7. 7. Treatment<br />The has no been no proven cureor treatmentfor the rare disease<br />
  8. 8. Interesting Information<br />F.O.P is causesby an autosomal dominantalleleonchromosomes 2q23-24.<br />Also most cases are causes by aspontaneousmutation in the gametes.<br />
  9. 9. F.O.P Story Time<br />A man name Nathan was bornwith F.O.P, hecould walk, and died at theage of 10.<br />
  10. 10. Work Citied<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibrodysplasia_ossificans_progressiva<br />
  11. 11. ITALIAN POWER!!!<br />

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