ID#: 17948
This infant was born deceased, due to a genetic disorder known as osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) congenita, formerly osteogenesis imperfecta tarda, which has also been referred to as Ekman-Lobstein syndrome, Vrolik syndrome, and glass-bone disease. In the case of this infant, you will note the characteristic triangular shaped face, and blue-gray colored sclerae.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. James W. Hansen
Creation Date: 1973
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