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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Did you know?

Some interesting facts about FOP.  Did you know that the earliest documented cases date back to the 17th and 18th centuries?

In 1692, French physician Guy Patin met with a patient who had FOP and mentioned the encounter in his writings. In 1736, British physician John Freke described at length an adolescent whose diagnosis included swellings throughout his back.  The disease became known as