Hyperplastic callus formation in osteogenesis imperfecta type V mimicking osteosarcoma: 4-year follow-up with resolution
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- Vieira, R.L.V., Amaral, D.T., Jesus-Garcia, F.R. et al. Skeletal Radiol (2006) 35: 402. doi:10.1007/s00256-005-0039-3
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We report a case of hyperplastic callus formation that occurred in both femurs in a patient with type V osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), with 4-year follow-up and resolution. The clinical, histological and imaging aspects of this condition are discussed. Recognition of the hyperplastic callus formation in this particular type of OI is important in order to avoid misdiagnosis.