Fracture in progressive ossifying fibrodysplasia: A case report

Jacobo Nerubay*, Henri Horoszowski, Richard M. Goodman

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Progressive ossifying fibrodysplasia is a rare genetic disorder of connective tissue. A 6-year-old boy sustained a fracture of the humerus and afterwards of the femur. the former fracture was treated closed and the latter with internal fixation. Both fractures healed with severe restriction of joint motion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)289-291
Number of pages3
JournalActa Orthopaedica
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1987


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