Osteogenesis Imperfecta: An Uncommon Association with Non-Communicating Hydrocephalus

  • K Chatterjee Calcutta Medical College
  • S Dolui Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital
  • S Das B C Roy Children Hospital
  • A Paul Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
Keywords: osteogenesis imperfecta, types, hydrocephalus, deafness

Abstract

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a generalised disorder of connective tissue presenting with fragile bones, blue sclera and early deafness. Hydrocephalus is usually associated with type 2 OI. Here we present a rare case of noncommunicating hydrocephalus and patent foramen ovale in type 3 OI.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v33i1.6692

J Nepal Paediatr Soc. 2013;33(1):63-65

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Author Biographies

K Chatterjee, Calcutta Medical College
MD Resident
S Dolui, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital
Assistant Professor
S Das, B C Roy Children Hospital
MD Resident
A Paul, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
MD Resident
Published
2013-06-15
How to Cite
Chatterjee, K., Dolui, S., Das, S., & Paul, A. (2013). Osteogenesis Imperfecta: An Uncommon Association with Non-Communicating Hydrocephalus. Journal of Nepal Paediatric Society, 33(1), 63-65. https://doi.org/10.3126/jnps.v33i1.6692
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Brief Reports/Case Reports/Case Series