Osteogenesis imperfecta and complications due to pelvic narrowing: case and review

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Abstract

We describe a case of pelvic narrowing in a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) type III and complications consisting of deep venous thrombosis, hydronephrosis and faeculomas. The literature is reviewed and the management is discussed. Conclusion: Monitoring of OI type III patients for pelvic narrowing and complications is recommended.

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Granild-Jensen, J. , Mertz, L. , Rittig, S. , Andersen, G. and Oestergaard, J. (2011) Osteogenesis imperfecta and complications due to pelvic narrowing: case and review. Open Journal of Pediatrics, 1, 64-66. doi: 10.4236/ojped.2011.14015.

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