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Osteogenesis imperfecta

Other Names for this Disease
  • Brittle bone disease
  • Fragilitas ossium
  • OI
  • Vrolik disease
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Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • Canadian Osteogenesis Imperfecta Society
    128 Thornhill Crescent
    Chatham, Ontario, Canada, N7L 4M3
    Telephone: 519-436-0025

  • Children's Brittle Bone Foundation
    7701 95th Street
    Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
    Telephone: 866-694-2223
    Fax: 262-947-0724

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation
    804 West Diamond Avenue, Suite 210
    Gaithersburg, MD 20878
    Toll-free: 800-981-2663
    Telephone: 301-947-0083
    Fax: 301-947-0456

  • The Brittle Bone Society
    30 Guthrie Street
    DD1 5BS
    United Kingdom
    Telephone: (+44) 01382- 204446
    Fax: (+44) 01382- 206771

Social Networking Websites

  • is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support