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Brittle Bone Disease

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Synonyms

  • Brittle Bone Disease
  • Ekman-Lobstein Disease
  • Lobstein Condition (Type I)
  • OI
  • Vrolik Disease (Type II)

Problem Neighborhoods

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Kind I
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type II
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type III
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type IV

General Conversation
Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI) is a group of rare problems influencing the connective cells and also identified by very vulnerable bones that break or fracture effortlessly (brittle bones), typically without evident reason. The particular signs and symptoms and also physical searchings for connected with OI vary considerably from situation to case. The seriousness of OI also varies substantially, even amongst individuals of the very same household. OI could be a mild condition or could cause severe complications. Four major types of OI have actually been determined. OI kind I is the most common as well as the mildest kind of the condition. OI kind II is the most severe. In many cases, the numerous forms of osteogenesis imperfecta are acquired as autosomal leading attributes.