osteogenesis imperfecta

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osteogenesis imperfecta

[¦äs·tē·ō′jen·ə·səs ‚im·pər′fek·tə]
(medicine)
A disease inherited as an autosomal dominant and characterized by hypoplasia of osteoid tissue and collagen, resulting in bone fractures.
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Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, who has osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease
Brittle bone disease means her bones can break for seemingly inexplicable reasons, such as turning over in bed or stepping off a weight scale.
Osteogenesis imperfecta Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, or OI, is a congenital bone disorder characterized by brittle bones prone to fracture.
This new evidence is the first substantial indication that exercise may be a treatment for low bone mass, a condition that is characteristic of osteoporosis, often referred to as "brittle bone disease."
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A DNA test could identify people in their 20s and 30s at risk of brittle bone disease decades before symptoms appear.
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Mereo BioPharma Group plc's (LON: MPH) drug BPS-804 developed for the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), otherwise known as brittle bone disease, has been accepted to participate in the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Adaptive Pathways programme, the company revealed on Monday.
She had already antastic achieved so much - getting a top degree, a job and a loving husband - despite having brittle bone disease and a twisted spine.
A review of scientific research concluded that physical activity could cut the risk of disability and help relieve the pain of a range of conditions including arthritis, back pain and brittle bone disease.
This national charity helps families with children suffering from brittle bone disease, bone cancer, scoliosis, arthritis and other conditions of the bone.
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