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Pediatr Radiol. 1997 Feb;27(2):106-10.

Non-accidental injury or brittle bones.

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The Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust, Ladywood Middleway, Birmingham B16 8ET, UK.

Abstract

When a child presents with one or more unexplained fractures, non-accidental injury (NAI) should be considered in the differential diagnosis. This article reviews some of the other differential diagnoses, particularly osteogenesis imperfecta and the alleged "temporary brittle bone disease".

PMID:
9028839
DOI:
10.1007/s002470050078
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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