Case Report

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type II - Case Report

  • Süleyman Bayraktar
  • Emel Ataoğlu
  • Seher Tabanli Bayraktar
  • Ayşe Ayaz Özkul
  • Halil Şengül
  • Murat Elevli

Med Bull Haseki 2005;43(2):0-0

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a connective tissue disease that develops from structural or synthesis defect of type-1 collagen, and it appears in children as osteoporosis and related fragility, blush, erythema and other deformities. The current study investigates a type-II OI case with intrauterine multiple fractures, acute connective tissue fragileness and breathing problems. Since type-II OI has no cure, early detection with prenatal diagnosis would be the best approach to the problem.

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