Thursday, 11 August 2016

Picture: Osteogenesis Imperfecta

This 10month old infant presented with cough and difficulty in breathing.

On examination, he had a blue-tinged sclera, macrocephaly, Pectus excavatum, upper and lower limb fractures with bruising.

A diagnosis of Respiratory tract infection R/o Osteogenesis imperfecta was made.

2) Rickets
3) Osteopetrosis

Osteogenesis imperfecta is not so common in Nigeria but it definitely exists and you just may see one like Dr. Ebenmosi.

Photo credit: Dr. Ebenmosi

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