Research shows that some children with this disease have a genetic basis.
Adult CRMO Doctor
CRMO was known as a childhood disease. CRMO has been diagnosed in patients over the age of 18 and it doesn't just go away as the patients get older. Now we have a Doctor specializing in CRMO in adults. Doctor Mease is currently practicing at Seattle Rheumatology Associates and working with Doctor Zhao to come up with treatments for adult patients.
The organization CARRA (Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance) has added CRMO to their list of childhood diseases. Read more.