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Osteogenesis imperfecta

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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 - 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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Sep 20, 2016 ... Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bones. The term "osteogenesis imperfecta" means imperfect ...

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 ...

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 ...

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-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  ...

Orphanet: Osteogenesis imperfecta type 2

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Summary. Osteogenesis imperfecta type II is a lethal type of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI; see this term), a genetic disorder characterized by increased bone  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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Osteogenesis imperfecta: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is present at birth. It is often caused by a defect in the gene that produces type 1 collagen, an important building block of bone.

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 ...