Osteogenesis imperfecta

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Markedly deformed bones, with bowing and evidence of previous fractures, best seen in the mid-shaft of the radius and ulna. The elbow joint is relatively spared, however the humeral head is flattened and deformed.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with the known diagnosis of osteogenesis imperfecta.

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Case Information

rID: 8133
Case created: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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