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.
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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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