volume 99, issue 2, Pe3-e3 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.2.e3
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R. H. H. Engelbert, Y. van der Graaf, R. van Empelen, F. A. Beemer, P. J. M. Helders

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. To determine clinical characteristics in children with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) regarding impairment (range of joint motion and muscle strength) and disability (functional skills) in relation to the different types of the disease, and to study the correlation between characteristics of impairment and disability.Methods. In a cross-sectional study 54 children with OI (OI type I: 24; OI type III: 15; OI type IV: 15), the range of joint motion, muscle strength, and functional ability wer…

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