Deformity of the great toe in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

  title={Deformity of the great toe in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.},
  author={Yasuharu Nakashima and Nobuhiko Haga and Hiroshi Kitoh and Junji Kamizono and Koji Tozawa and Takenobu Katagiri and Takafumi Susami and Jun-ichi Fukushi and Yukihide Iwamoto},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  volume={15 6},
BACKGROUND As invasive medical procedures can induce permanent heterotopic ossification in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP), caution should be exercised in clinical practice. The present study was conducted to examine the characteristics of the great toe deformity in patients with FOP, which may lead to an early diagnosis of this condition… CONTINUE READING