Growth characteristics in individuals with osteogenesis imperfecta in North America: results from a multicenter study.

Affiliation

Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. [Email]

Abstract

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) predisposes people to recurrent fractures, bone deformities, and short stature. There is a lack of large-scale systematic studies that have investigated growth parameters in OI.

Keywords

Growth,Height,Natural history study,Osteogenesis imperfecta,Weight,