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Genetic and Metabolic :
Osteogenesis Imperfecta

OI, sometimes known as Brittle Bone Disease or "Lobstein syndrome", is a genetic bone disorder. It is usually because of deficiency in the Type 1 collagen that results in deficient connective tissue.

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Understanding the Functional Consequences of Osteogenesis Imperfecta Type IV
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A new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily has been unveiled by Baylor Col.....


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