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a 13 month old boy is admitted to hospital with a broken tibia. this is the fourth broken bone the patient has sustained. on p/e pt. is found to have multiple poorly healing superficial wounds on his arms n legs,he also has blue sclera. which of the following sets of tissues would most likely be affected in this pt.?

a) blood vessels,skin,uterus
b) bone,interstitial tissue, cartilage
c) bone, tendons,skin
d)cartilage,blood vessels, vitreous humor
e)skin ,basement membrane, blood vessels
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I hope no 13 month old boy has a uterus. So A can be ruled out
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This is a classic case of osteogenesis imperfecta...
So I would go with B

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c) bone, tendons,skin - type I collagen
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I'll go with C.

I always mix up IV and I. I dont know why.
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c) bone, tendons,skin - type I collagen
OooOoops Sorry .... C
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Default Collagen type I

The answer is C ,(cartilage, bones, tendon, skin, and sclera)
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yeas, the answer is C

osteogenesis imperfecta is a metabolic disorder with deficiency of collagen type 1.........so as there is only C option with collagen made texture......
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