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Osteogenesis imperfecta


Other Names for this Disease
  • Brittle bone disease
  • Fragilitas ossium
  • OI
  • Vrolik disease
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  • I have a cousin with osteogenesis imperfecta. Neither of his parents has the dominant gene. Is there a genetic test that can be done to determine whether I am a carrier? Click here for answer

  • What are the chances of passing osteogenesis imperfecta on to a child while pregnant? Can a vaginal delivery be perfomed or will a C-section be necessary? Click here for answer