There is no cure. | 8 Things You Might Not Know About Osteogenesis Imperfecta

8 Things You Might Not Know About Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Symptoms of Osteogenesis Imperfecta can be managed, with physical therapy, medication, use of wheelchairs, and surgery options.

For #invisibleillness awareness month here is some facts on osteogenesis imperfecta you might like to use to help spread the word! You can use the link from our website to read up more on OI: http://hypermobility.org/help-advice/osteogenesis-imperfecta-2/

For #invisibleillness awareness month here is some facts on osteogenesis imperfecta you might like to use to help spread the word! You can use the link from our website to read up more on OI: http://hypermobility.org/help-advice/osteogenesis-imperfecta-2/

Osteogenesis Imperfecta

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Brittle Bone Disease

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osteogenesis imperfecta - Genetics Home Reference

Consumer-friendly information about human genetics from the U. National Library of Medicine.

Detailed explanation of the skeletal system

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Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation. Also known as “Brittle Bone Disease,” OI is characterized by varying degrees of collagen production impairment. Milder forms of this condition often goes undiagnosed and is mistaken for child abuse as the primary manifestation is multiple fractures, often seen in various phases of healing.

Facts about OI - Brittle Bone Disease from the OI Foundation

What Is Osteogenesis Imperfecta?: Actor Atticus Shaffer of ABC's 'The Middle' has Type IV osteogenesis imperfect.

What Causes Brittle Bone Disease?

Atticus Shaffer, who plays the endearingly odd Brick on 'The Middle,' is diagnosed with Type IV OI, but he says the disability doesn't disable him.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or 'OI'.  I love that I'm not the first to pin this! OI runs in my family both my daughter and I have it along with my father, uncles, sister, cousins and niece.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or 'OI'. OI runs in my family both my daughter and I have it along with my father, uncles, sister, cousins and niece.

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (“Brittle Bone” Disease) Patient with a family history of similar symptoms Complaining of hearing loss, easy bruisability, or multiple fractures PE will show blue sclera, increased laxity of joints and skin, short stature, scoliosis, basilar skull deformities Most commonly caused by autosomal dominant mutation in collagen

Osteogenesis Imperfecta (“Brittle Bone” Disease) Patient with a family history of similar symptoms Complaining of hearing loss, easy bruisability, or multiple fractures PE will show blue sclera, increased laxity of joints and skin, short stature, scoliosis, basilar skull deformities Most commonly caused by autosomal dominant mutation in collagen

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