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A Neonate With Multiple Fractures

Bhat, Ramesh Y and Prakashini, K (2009) A Neonate With Multiple Fractures. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH, 3. pp. 1326-1328.

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Abstract

Fracturesinaneonatecommonlyresultfromageneticpredisposition and birthtrauma. Osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare heterogeneous group of disorders, mainlyaffecting thebones, remains the commonest cause of genetic osteoporosis. Osteogenesis imperfecta congenita (OIC) is the most severe form among them, with anincidence of 1 in 60000 livebirths. Presented here, is a neonate with OIC, havingmultiple bone fractures and deformities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiple fractures, Neonate, Osteogenesis imperfecta
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2012 09:23
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2012 09:23
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2493

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