READERS' AWARD LOUISE WEDDERBURN, 19 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire Fashion fanatic Louise suffers from rare genetic condition fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, which causes soft tissue to turn into bone.
What does FOP stand for?
FOP stands for Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva
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Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP): FOP affects around one person in every two million.
However, Louise faces an extra challenge as she tries to break into this competitive and often cut-throat industry - she suffers from Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), a rare genetic condition which causes her joints to lock as her muscles start to turn to bone.
6,12) The congenital type is seen in rare syndromes, including congenital plaque-like osteomatosis, Albright hereditary osteodystrophy, fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, and osseous heteroplasia.
Medici and his colleagues transferred the mutated gene that causes Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), into normal endothelial cells.
A recurrent mutation in the BMP type I receptor ACVR1 causes inherited and sporadic fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.
At the age of 3, Ashley was finally diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP,) one of the most disabling conditions known to medicine --- and through NORD, Ashley's family connected with one of the world's leading experts on FOP who has helped the family understand and cope with her condition.
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva means "soft connective tissue that progressively turns to bone.