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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.

Fast Facts - Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation | OIF.org

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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 ...

osteogenesis imperfecta - Genetics Home Reference

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

Osteogenesis Imperfecta - NORD (National Organization for Rare ...

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

Osteogenesis imperfecta: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Jul 10, 2015 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Osteogenesis imperfecta.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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

Learning About Osteogenesis Imperfecta - National Human Genome ...

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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 ...

Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Brittle Bone Syndrome information | Patient

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) commonly know as brittle bone syndrome. Osteogenesis Imperfecta is an inherited condition. Learn about Osteogenesis ...

Orphanet: Osteogenesis imperfecta

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The most clinically relevant characteristic of all types of OI is bone fragility, which manifests as multiple spontaneous fractures. Osteogenesis imperfecta type II is ...

Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta) - Healthline

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Nov 23, 2015 ... The disease is often referred to as osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), which means “ imperfectly formed bone.” Brittle bone disease can range from ...

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation | OIF.org

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Genetics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Background, Pathophysiology ...

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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 ...

Osteogenesis Imperfecta: MedlinePlus

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Jul 13, 2016 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder in which bones break easily. Sometimes the bones break for no known reason. OI can also ...