The classic blue sclerae of a person with osteogenesis imperfecta ..... The idea
that the adult and newborn forms were the same came in 1897 with Martin Benno
Mar 13, 2013 ... The most common cause of a blue appearance to the sclera (the white part of the
eye) in an infant is the fact that the normal thinness of the ...
A baby may have other outward signs of OI, such as blue sclera or loose joints,
but ... When a parent has OI, it is recommended that the newborn be tested and ...
List of 10 disease causes of Blue sclerae in children, patient stories, ... Juvenile
Paget disease; Normal in newborns; Van der Hoeve's syndrome; more causes.
Doctors give trusted, helpful answers on causes, diagnosis, symptoms, treatment,
and more: Dr. Marina on blue sclera newborn: This usually refers to thin sclera, ...
Blue sclerae have been reported. .... and the underdeveloped pulmonary system
may lead to severe respiratory problems and even death in some newborns.
May 1, 2012 ... My daughter is 8 months old and since she was born the whites of her eyes have
been tinted blue... I noticed today that they are getting darker.
Blue tint to the whites of their eyes (blue sclera); Multiple bone fractures; Early ...
A physical examination may show that the whites of their eyes have a blue tint.
For comparison, this is the completely normal right eye of the same infant. Note
the lack of injection in the sclera, the normal greyish blue iris and the clear pupil.
It's much easier to take rectal temperatures on newborns than older infants. ... If
an older baby has very blue sclera, your doctor may check for a rare condition ...