Osteogenesis Imperfecta Directory
Osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, is a genetic disorder in which a person is born with bones that break easily. It's caused by a genetic mutation that affects the production of collagen in bones. Treatment includes the use of braces and mobility aids, bone-strengthening medications, and physical therapy. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about osteogenesis imperfectas, its symptoms, treatment, and much more.
What Is Brittle Bone Disease?
Brittle bone disease, or osteogenesis imperfecta, is a genetic disorder that makes bones break very easily. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
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