Causes of death in osteogenesis imperfecta.

  title={Causes of death in osteogenesis imperfecta.},
  author={Susan J McAllion and Colin R. Paterson},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={49 8},
AIMS To determine the causes of death in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta, excluding infants with the perinatal lethal form (type II). METHODS Seventy nine patients with known osteogenesis imperfecta were identified, 37 of whom had been seen clinically in life. Causes of death were identified from death certificates, postmortem reports, medical records, hospital consultants, relatives, and the Brittle Bone Society's records. RESULTS Patients with the milder types of osteogenesis… CONTINUE READING
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