Unexplained fractures in infancy: looking for fragile bones

Bishop, Nick; Sprigg, Alan; Dalton, Ann
March 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p251
Academic Journal
The article provides information about the pathophysiology of bone diseases that are presented with bone fractures during infancy. It covers that bone fractures during infancy is associated with swelling, pain, infantile hernia and is caused by mechanism and force. Bone fractures in infants include osteogenesis imperfecta, severe rickets in term infants, Cole-Carpenter syndrome, familial osteoporosis and Bruck syndrome.


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