Osteogenesis imperfecta with a fracture

Case contributed by Frank Gaillard
Diagnosis almost certain


A minor fall and pain in the foot.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years

The foot is osteopaenic with gracile metatarsals, in keeping with the known and established diagnosis of osteogenesis imperfecta.

A fracture is present through the base of the first metatarsus. 

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