Osteogenesis imperfecta

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Known case of Osteogenesis imperfecta.

Patient Data

Age: about 8 - 9 yrs
Gender: Male
X-ray

Bowing of femur. Fixed flexion deformity at knee.

Transvere fracture through mid diaphysis of femur.

X-ray

1 day post Screw-plate fixation.

Additional finding to pre-operative radiograph :

- Screw-plate well fixed across mid diaphysis fracture.

- Additional fracture at level of proximal end of plate.

Case Discussion

Known case of osteogenesis imperfecta with pathological fractures.

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Case information

rID: 30025
Case created: 12th Jul 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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