A very rare disorder where bone forms in abnormal parts of the body such as the skin. The extent and location of the abnormal bone formation is variable
* Patches of bone formation on skin * Bone formation in deep connective tissue * Bone formation in fat layer of skin * Bone formation in muscles * Bone formation in tendons * Bone formation in ligaments * Bone formation in muscle support tissue * Restricted joint movement * Impaired limb growth
signs and symptoms of Progressive Osseous Heteroplasia may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Progressive Osseous Heteroplasia symptoms.
Ectopic ossification familial type: Another name for Progressive Osseous Heteroplasia