Osteogenesis imperfecta is the common term for a heterogeneous group of heritable disorders of connective tissue with lethal and nonlethal forms. Prenatal diagnosis presents difficult medical and ethical issues. of concern are the following: 1) the certainty of diagnosis, 2) the severity of disease, 3) the prognosis for survival and ambulation, and 4) the appropriate mode of delivery. A case of nonlethal fetal osteogenesis imperfecta managed by vaginal delivery is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Obstetrics and gynecology|
|State||Published - Sep 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology