Pediatric Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (Myositis Ossificans) Medication

Updated: Aug 14, 2018
  • Author: Robert J Pignolo, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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Medication

Anti-inflammatory Agent

Class Summary

Corticosteroids are indicated as first-line treatment at beginning of flare-ups.

Prednisone

Decreases inflammation by suppressing migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and reversing increased capillary permeability.