osteogenesis imperfecta

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

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Osteogenesis imperfecta and other defects of bone development as occasional causes of adult osteoporosis.
Genetics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta. National Institutes of Health Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.
Osteogenesis imperfecta--People with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) have bones that fracture easily, low muscle mass, and joint and ligament laxity.
The Resource Center is operated by the National Osteoporosis Foundation, in collaboration with The Paget Foundation and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.
Children born with a hereditary disease called osteogenesis imperfecta can face a lifetime of bone deformities, fractures, and short stature.
La elevacion patologica de la FAS (descartando causas no oseas) y la BGP se debe al incremento de la osteogenesis, y, por lo tanto, de la actividad del osteoblasto a raiz del aumento previo de la osteoclasis, como en el caso de un HPT 2 ya sea de origen nutricional (desbalance calcio y fosforo en la dieta) o metabolico (hipotiroidismo, hipovitaminosis D, hipercalciuria idiopatica, osteogenesis imperfecta).
A skin fibroblast biopsy was performed because of the possibility of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI); subsequently, type IV osteogenesis imperfecta was proved by molecular DNA collagen analysis.
Vitamin C has shown a remarkable ability to help knit bone and to wage battle against such supposedly hopeless bone diseases as ankylosing spondylitis and osteogenesis imperfecta.
UAE residents, 10-year-old Abdulla and his 8-year-old sister, Maymouna were diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta and multiple pathologic fractures.
She suffers osteogenesis imperfecta, causing brittle bones, and had broken more than 75 by 18 - often just by coughing or rolling over in bed.
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.
Vertebral compression factures are common and painful in patients with osteoporosis and osteogenesis imperfecta (OI).