Health-related quality of life in children with osteogenesis imperfecta: a large-sample study

@article{Song2018HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in children with osteogenesis imperfecta: a large-sample study},
  author={You-dong Song and Da Zhao and Lixia Li and Fuyan Lv and Oliver Wang and Yonghong Jiang and Wei Bo Xia and Xiaohua Xing and Mingxia Li},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2018},
  volume={30},
  pages={461-468}
}
SummaryIn this large-sample study, we demonstrated that osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) significantly impaired the quality of life (QoL) in children. Moderate/severe OI patients had worse QoL scores than patients with mild OI. Furthermore, the QoL for OI patients was correlated with the presence of pathogenic gene mutations.IntroductionOsteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a hereditary disease characterized by multiple fragility fractures and progressive skeletal deformities. No detailed investigations… CONTINUE READING
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