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Generalised Decrease in Bone Density

  • Frank Horan
  • Peter Beighton

Abstract

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is perhaps the commonest inherited skeletal dysplasia. Since the basic defect is an abnormality of the collagen other tissues, including the teeth, skin, tendons, ligaments, fasciae and sclerae, may also be affected.

Keywords

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Intramedullary Fixation Autosomal Recessive Form Wormian Bone Massive Osteolysis 
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Osteogenesis Imperfecta

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Horan
    • 1
  • Peter Beighton
    • 2
  1. 1.Cuckfield HospitalCuckfield SussexEngland
  2. 2.Medical School and Groote Schuur HospitalUniversity of Cape TownCapeSouth Africa

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