Imperfect osteogenese: child case report

Eduarda Gallito Féres, Mônica Almeida Tostes, Viviane Cancio

Abstract


Osteogenesis Imperfecta leads to alterations in type 1 collagen fiber, apart from causing bone fracture, blue sclera and other related deformities. As few medical records are available in the field of dentistry regarding these alterations, having a better understanding of this medical disorder and its dental management has become a matter of extreme relevance if one is to provide adequate treatment for patients suffering from this medical condition. This paper reports the case of a 2-year old patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta who received treatment as part of the Acolher Project – PNE run by the Federal Fluminense University in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14295/bds.2018.v21i3.1561