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Case 21

Joel David, Anne Miller, Anushka Soni and Lyn Williamson

in Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199587506
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753442 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199587506.003.0021

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 21

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A 19-year-old male with a history of recurrent fractures from birth was seen in the rheumatology department. He had sustained more than 40 fractures leading to painful skeletal deformity and he had been wheelchair-bound from the age of 10 years. His father was also affected by ‘brittle bones’ and was restricted to a wheelchair.

Chapter.  1595 words. 

Subjects: Rheumatology

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