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A Pediatric Conundrum: Can you Diagnose This Rare Bone Disorder?

  • Authors: Marelise Eekhoff, MD, PhD; Arend Bökenkamp MD, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 5/10/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/10/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pediatricians, orthopedists & orthopedic surgeons, hem/onc specialists, medical geneticists, and endocrinologists.

The goals of this activity are for learners to be better able to make an early diagnosis of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) and to make appropriate care recommendations to patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Greater competence related to
    • Diagnosing FOP
    • Recommending management approaches for patients newly diagnosed with FOP


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  • Marelise Eekhoff, MD, PhD

    Internist endocrinologist
    Amsterdam UMC
    Internal Medicine Section Endocrinology
    Amsterdam Rare Bone Diseases
    Amsterdam Bone Center
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands


    Disclosure: Marelise Eekhoff, MD, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


  • Arend Bökenkamp MD, PhD

    Amsterdam UMC
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands


    Disclosure: Arend Bökenkamp, MD, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Kyowa Kirin


  • Walid Amara, MD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC


    Disclosure: Walid Amara, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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A Pediatric Conundrum: Can you Diagnose This Rare Bone Disorder?

Authors: Marelise Eekhoff, MD, PhD; Arend Bökenkamp MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 5/10/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/10/2023, 11:59 PM EST


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