osteogenesis imperfecta

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autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily

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Although there has never been any indication Camilla suffers from the debilitating brittle bone disease, it is certainly an issue close to her heart as she is patron of the National Osteoporosis Society.
Horwitz to treat five young patients suffering from brittle bone disease at St.
A five-minute DEXA scan, which look at bone density, revealed that Charlotte, who was three by this time, was suffering from Osteogenesis Imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease.
This problem is even more serious in children with osteogenesis imperfecta, or brittle bone disease, and in elderly adults with osteoporosis, because their fragile bones can easily and repeatedly break, and bone graft surgical treatment is often not successful or feasible," Spagnoli said.
PLAYING football could help prevent brittle bone disease osteoporosis, a study found.
If guinea pigs do not get enough exercise, they can develop obesity and brittle bone disease.
Five-year-old Willow has osteogenesis imperfecta, a brittle bone disease she has had from birth, which means her body breaks every time she falls.
THE Duchess of Cornwall was made an honorary university fellow yesterday for raising awareness of the brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
A GENE has been identified which is believed to play a key role in the crippling brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
Jamie suffers from brittle bone disease and has broken more than 50 bones in his body - but he is living proof that disability does not mean inability.
She has a rare form of brittle bone disease, which affects around 40 babies in the UK each year.
Milk is regarded as one of the best natural sources of calcium, which is essential for building strong bones and preventing osteoporosis - brittle bone disease - later in life.
This time the unfortunate victims are women taking hormone replacement therapy because they were told it would protect them from bowel cancer and brittle bone disease.
Pam, who has Osteogenesis Imperfecta or brittle bone disease, has a condition that affects about one in nearly 20,000 children born each year.
All the Craigs knew about this 13-year-old girl who was about to have such a major effect on their lives was that she hadn't walked in nine years because of brittle bone disease.