BMJ Case Reports 2013; doi:10.1136/bcr-2012-008536

Zebra lines in osteogenesis imperfecta on bisphosphonate therapy

  1. Sadishkumar Kamalanathan
  1. Department of Endocrinology, Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sadishkumar Kamalanathan, sadishkk{at}


A 7-year-old girl presented with a history of recurrent fractures since the age of 1 month. She was born out of a non-consanguineous marriage and had short stature with macrocephaly and triangular facies. Her sclera and teeth were normal. She did not have any hearing defect or a family history of frequent fractures. Her biochemical metabolic profile was normal except for vitamin D deficiency which was corrected. She was provisionally …

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