volume 26, issue 4, P487-489 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2012.655807
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Abstract: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder whose primary manifestations are fractures, bone deformity and bone pain. Brainstem compression due to basilar invagination is a rare and potentially life-threatening complication of OI. Children with this condition often require significant medical input and multiple admissions to hospital. Traditionally, anterior decompression is carried out through an open trans-oral route. We describe an endoscopic endonasal approach for resection of the peg in a child wit…

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