Osteogenesis imperfecta

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Known OI of the Lobstein type, x-rays of the lower leg performed to rule out acute fractures. Known contracture of the knee joint.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

X-rays showed an old, consolidated transcondylar fracture of the distal femur with ankylosis of the knee joint. Growth retardation of the tibia has led to a peculiar postero-medial convex deformity of the fibula. There were no fresh fractures.

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Case information

rID: 14073
Published: 21st Jun 2011
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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