Intramedullary Stabilization of Long Bones in Osteogenesis Imperfecta



Abdul Fatah Abousaala, Mool Songra

Department of Orthopaedics’ and Spinal Surgery Col. Ali Omar Askar Hospital and Neurocentre Libya

JMJ 2009,Vol.9, No.2: 93-97


This review article focuses on a rare disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, which may be encountered during practice. The causes, pathology and modalities of management are reviewed with special emphasis on intramedullary fixation for stabilization of long bone fractures to improve the quality of life of the patient.

Keywords: Osteogenesis imperfecta, Management.