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Boy fights disease that turns muscle into bone

Joshua Scoble is now eight years old. He was diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP) when he was only three months old. FOP is a very rare inherited connective tissue disorder. Specifically, this disorder causes my body’s skeletal muscles and soft connective tissue to undergo a transformation into bone, progressively locking his joints in place and making movement difficult or ...

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