TITLE

Gray-Blue Sclerae and Osteopenia Secondary to Osteogenesis Imperfecta

AUTHOR(S)
Wilcox, Ryan A.; McDonald, Furman S.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2007, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p265
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article author focuses on the causes of the disorder osteogenesis imperfecta. A case study has been elaborated involving a 41-year-old man who was diagnosed to have an osteopenia and compression fractures after a vehicle accident. The author pointed out that although the cause of osteopenia and compression fractures is rare, osteogenesis imperfecta should be considered in young patients who present with a history of multiple fractures and osteopenia.
ACCESSION #
24315241

 

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