International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abstract

A RARE CASE OF OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA TYPE III

Author(s): Nagaraj MV, Jehangir HM

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) the most common genetic cause of osteoporosis is a generalized disorder of connective tissue, characterized by increased bone fragility, low bone mass, recurrent fractures & numerous extraosseous features with unusual presentations. We report a case of 7 year old female child presenting with respiratory distress with bowing of limb. This case is presented for its rarity.