stone man syndrome

noun

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: fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva Millie is one of just 40 people in the UK and 700 across the globe with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva, or stone man syndrome. — Andrew Gregory, The Daily Mirror (London), 11 June 2014

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“Stone man syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stone%20man%20syndrome. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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