Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta


Osteogenesis imperfecta: Weak bones ("brittle bone disease") and loose joints

Osteogenesis imperfecta: People with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have bones that fracture easily, low muscle mass, and joint and ligament laxity. 1

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         Contents for Osteogenesis imperfecta:

1. excerpt from Questions and Answers about Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: NIAMS

Last revision: June 5, 2003

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