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Osteogenesis imperfecta - Wikipedia

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. It results in bones that break easily. The severity may be mild to severe. Other symptoms may include a blu...

Osteogenesis imperfecta: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Jul 10, 2015 ... If you have 1 copy of the gene, you will have the disease. ... Blue tint to the whites of their eyes (blue sclera); Multiple bone fractures; Early hearing loss (deafness) ... Symptoms of more severe forms of OI may include:.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of ...

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Aug 2, 2011 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a congenital disease, meaning it is present at ... Blue tint to the whites of their eyes (blue sclera); Multiple bone ...

The Whites of My Eyes Have Turned Blue! - American Academy of ...

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Collagen synthesis diseases were considered. Congenital defects in collagen synthesis cause thinning of the sclera, which causes a bluish hue on examination .

Understanding Type I OI - Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation | OIF ...

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break ... A baby may have other outward signs of OI, such as blue sclera or loose  ...

blue sclerae | Hereditary Ocular Diseases

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Blue sclerae have been reported. ... Bluish sclerae are sometimes present. .... Brittle cornea syndrome: recognition, molecular diagnosis and management.

What are the symptoms of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)?

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Normal height; a few inches shorter than same gender relatives; Little or no bone deformity; Brittle teeth in rare cases; Hearing loss in some cases; Blue sclera ...

Scleral thinning WITH PICTURE - Eye Care - MedHelp

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Dec 18, 2008 ... Diffuse blue sclera results from thinning of the sclera. This might be ... Diagnosis and treatment of any underlying disease is very important.

Scleritis of the Eye: Causes, Treatment & Symptoms - MedicineNet

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Mar 23, 2016 ... Scleritis is an inflammation of the sclera, the white portion of the eye. ... In patients with disease in both eyes, an underlying systemic cause is ...

Russell Silver Syndrome - NORD (National Organization for Rare ...

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The symptoms of RSS vary greatly from one ... of the whites of the eyes (blue sclera) early during infancy; eyes ...

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Common causes of Blue sclerae - RightDiagnosis.com

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Aug 13, 2015 ... Common causes of Blue sclerae symptom from a list of 47 total causes of ... The offical US government definition of a "rare" disease is one that ...

Blue Sclera - Medscape

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The list of diseases that include blue sclera as a clinical finding due to thinning ... As well, there may be ocular causes not related to connective tissue disorders ...

What causes blue sclera? | Reference.com

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Blue sclera, or a blue tint to the white's of a patient's eyes, can be caused by the disease osteogenesis imperfecta, according to Medline Plus. Osteogenesis ...