Classification of Osteogenesis Imperfecta revisited.

@article{Dijk2010ClassificationOO,
  title={Classification of Osteogenesis Imperfecta revisited.},
  author={Fleur S van Dijk and Gerard J Pals and Rick Robert van Rijn and Peter G. J. Nikkels and Jan Maarten Cobben},
  journal={European journal of medical genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={1-5}
}
In 1979 Sillence proposed a classification of Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) in OI types I, II, III and IV. In 2004 and 2007 this classification was expanded with OI types V-VIII because of distinct clinical features and/or different causative gene mutations. We propose a revised classification of OI with exclusion of OI type VII and VIII since these types have been added because of genetic criteria (autosomal recessive inheritance) while the clinical and radiological features are… CONTINUE READING

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