osteogenesis imperfecta

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

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Richard was born in 1988 with the extremely rare condition Osteogenesis Imperfecta 3, or brittle bone disease.
"Cameron has osteogenesis imperfecta, brittle bone disease, which means that his whole family will have to stay in Aberdeen in order to help him throughout his two-week stay."
Brittle bone disease affects one in 15,000 people in China, according to the report.
London [UK], Dec 17 ( ANI ): In a recent research, a group of researchers have found a new screening test for brittle bone disease that could prevent thousands of women suffering the agony of hip fractures each year.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, was diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease - when she was two years old.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, has brittle bone disease
He says his wife recently read Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult about a girl who suffers from brittle bone disease, reads a lot and is interested in trivia.
Women become more susceptible to the brittle bone disease after "the change" as levels of protective oestrogen fall.
French researchers found they contain a flavonoid called phloridzin which can increase bone density and may protect post-menopausal women from the brittle bone disease osteoporosis.
Brittany Gauthier-Watson, 21Mesa, AZ - Brittany Gauthier-Watson, 21, formerly of Webster, MA passed away on Thursday January 29, 2015 in Mesa, AZ after a long illness.Brittany leaves her mother and best friend, Tina Watson of Payson, AZ; her father Keith Gauthier of Leominster, MA; her Brother Joseph Gauthier-Watson of Worcester; her maternal grandparents Carol and Andrew Watson of Payson, AZ; her paternal grandparents Judith and Roger Gauthier of Myrtle Beach, SC; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.Brittany was born with Cerebral Palsy and Osteopenia (Brittle Bone Disease).
BOURNE -- When Hailey Manduca made a documentary about her struggle with brittle bone disease, she called it, appropriately enough, ''Unbreakable Spirit.''
She had already achieved so much - getting a top degree, a job and a loving husband - despite having brittle bone disease and a twisted spine.
ISLAMABAD -- The NHS could save millions by handing out fewer vitamin D prescriptions to over-50s because in most cases they do little to protect against brittle bone disease, a new study suggests.
The mum-of-one, who had brittle bone disease, was on a night out with husband Paul and 13-year-old son Cory when she passed away.
Born with brittle bone disease in her legs, Jordanne Whiley, from Halesowen, has used a wheelchair all her life.