Heterotopic ossification

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What is heterotopic ossification?

Heterotopic ossification is the formation of bone into soft tissue where bone normally does not exist. This may occur with trauma, spinal cord injury, recent surgery, burns, or with certain chronic conditions.

Common symptoms reported by people with heterotopic ossification

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with heterotopic ossification

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Who has heterotopic ossification on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 2
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from heterotopic ossification patients who have completed their condition history
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