A neonate with multiple fractures

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Fractures in a neonate commonly result from a genetic predisposition and birth trauma. Osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare heterogeneous group of disorders, mainly affecting the bones, remains the commonest cause of genetic osteoporosis. Osteogenesis imperfecta congenita (OIC) is the most severe form among them, with an incidence of 1 in 60000 live births. Presented here, is a neonate with OIC, having multiple bone fractures and deformities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1326-1328
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 05-03-2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Biochemistry


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