Types of Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Diseases of the bone affect children, teens and adults and may cause a variety of symptoms. Common forms of bone disease include osteoporosis and osteoarthritis. Another more rare bone disease, called osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as OI, meaning...
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease or Lobstein
syndrome, is a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones that are ...
Fast Facts on Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Definition Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)
is a genetic disorder characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or ...
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The major symptoms of each of the four types are:
Type I - the mildest and most common form of OI (about 50% of individuals) - whites of the eyes (sclera) are blue; bone fractures more common during infancy and decrease after puberty; easy bruising; high incidence of he... More »
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the
bones. The term "osteogenesis imperfecta" means imperfect bone formation.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones
to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle ...
Oct 3, 2014 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a disorder of bone fragility chiefly caused by
mutations in the COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes that encode type I ...
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because osteogenesis imperfecta type II
(OI2) is caused by heterozygous mutation in the COL1A1 gene (120150) or the ...
Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a group of rare disorders affecting the connective
tissue and characterized by extremely fragile bones that break or fracture ...