Osteogenesis imperfecta

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Mudgal


9 year female child with failure to thrive, short stature, deformed limbs.

Patient Data

Age: 9 year
Gender: Female
This is a case of progressive deforming osteogenesis imperfecta. Long bones are showing generalized osteoporosis, thinned out cortex, severe deformity, multiple fractures with hyperplastic callus formation. Metacarpals, metatarsals and phalanges are overtubulated. There is basilar impression and vertebra plana.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of osteogenesis imperfecta

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Case information

rID: 23717
Published: 4th Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: pm
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