Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a disorder of connective tissue. It is an hereditary condition of a baby. An infants who had this disease may be born with multiple fractures caused by mild trauma when at still in the womb of the mother or may caused during delivery The hands, legs are short and deformed due to intrauterine fractures that healed in abnormal position. Infants maybe stillborn and others may die soon afterbirth due to skull fractures when still in the uterus of her mother but complications may arises like hydrocephalus and so many deformities or disorders of other organs.

1 comments:

Melissa Swartley said...

For more information please read www.oif.org Not all children die from this condition and it is not always hereditary. There are many sucessful people living with OI! My daughter will I'm sure with no doubt will be among the sucessful!