J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1989 Oct;24(5):1497-1502. 10.4055/jkoa.1989.24.5.1497.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Case Report

Abstract

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary condition characterized by fragility of bone, deafness, blue sclera, laxity of joints and a tendency to improvement with age. Authors experienced osteogenesis imperfecta that develped over 3 generations in one pedigree. A 28 years old female exhibited severe anterior bowing deformity of left tibia. She has a past history of many times of bone fractures. She was treated with corrective osteotomy, plate fixation for correction of bowing deformity of left tibia and medullary nailing with fibular graft for paeudarthrosis of Rt. forearm bone.

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Osteogenesis imperfecta; 3 generations
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