Definitions for osteogenesis imperfecta
autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily
a hereditary disease characterized by brittle bones that easily fracture
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Autosomal dominant COLLAGEN DISEASES resulting from defective biosynthesis of COLLAGEN TYPE I and characterized by brittle, osteoporotic, and easily fractured bones. It may also present with blue sclerae, loose joints, and imperfect dentin formation. There are four major types, I-IV.
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