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Osteogenesis Imperfecta Method for Functional Assessment

Purpose:

To assess the functional ability of a patient with osteogenesis imperfecta using the measures of Bleck.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage, response to therapy, disease progression

ICD-10:

Q78.0

Description:

Bleck used 4 measures of functional performance in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta. This can help monitor the natural progression of the disease and the response of the patient to therapeutic interventions. The author is from Children's Hospital at Stanford, California.

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