A Neonate With Multiple Fractures
Dr. Ramesh Bhat.Y MBBS.MD(Paed)*Associate Professor Department of Paediatrics Kasturba Medical College Manipal University, Manipal-576104 Udupi District, Karnataka, (India)E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel:(91)9448296564 Fax:(91)820 2571934
Fractures in a neonate commonly result from a genetic predisposition and birth trauma. Osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare heterogeneous group of disorders, mainly affecting the bones, remains the commonest cause of genetic osteoporosis. Osteogenesis imperfecta congenita (OIC) is the most severe form among them, with an incidence of 1 in 60000 live births. Presented here, is a neonate with OIC, having multiple bone fractures and deformities.