Perioperative care of the patient with osteogenesis imperfecta.

@article{Stynowick2007PerioperativeCO,
  title={Perioperative care of the patient with osteogenesis imperfecta.},
  author={Gregory A Stynowick and Joseph Drew Tobias},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 12},
  pages={1043-9}
}
Osteogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorder of the connective tissue whose primary manifestation is an increased susceptibility to fractures. Severely affected patients often suffer multiple fractures after minimal or no trauma. In addition to its primary effect on the skeletal system, the alterations in connective tissue may affect several extraskeletal structures, such as the cardiovascular system, sclera, middle and inner ear, tendons/ligaments, central nervous system, and teeth… CONTINUE READING

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