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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteogenesis_imperfecta

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease, is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. It results in bones that break easily  ...

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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 OI Foundation provides medically verified information to families and healthcare professionals, funds new OI research and promotes public policy that  ...

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/osteogenesis-imperfecta

5 days ago ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. The term "osteogenesis imperfecta" means imperfect ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/947588-overview

Sep 6, 2016 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a disorder of bone fragility chiefly caused by mutations in the COL1A1 and COL1A2 genes that encode type I ...

medlineplus.gov/osteogenesisimperfecta.html

Mar 27, 2017 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder in which bones break easily. Sometimes the bones break for no known reason. OI can also ...

rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/osteogenesis-imperfecta

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a group of rare disorders affecting the connective tissue and characterized by extremely fragile bones that break or fracture ...

orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00051

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) literally means "imperfectly formed bone." People with osteogenesis imperfecta have a genetic defect that impairs the body's ability  ...

www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/OC_Exp.php?lng=EN&Expert=666

Five clinically distinct types of OI have been identified. The most clinically relevant characteristic of all types of OI is bone fragility, which manifests as multiple ...

www.genome.gov/25521839/learning-about-osteogenesis-imperfecta

Aug 15, 2012 ... What is Osteogenesis imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from ...