brittle bone disease

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brittle bone disease

n
(Pathology) the nontechnical name for osteogenesis imperfecta
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brittle bone disease

n (= osteoporosis)Osteoporose f; (= osteogenesis)abnorme Knochenbrüchigkeit, mangelhafte Knochenbildung
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brittle bone disease

n. osteogenesis imperfecta.
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This so-called brittle bone syndrome typically reveals itself early in life: The patients' mean age at first fractures is 8 months.
"And at my age I am on the look-out for osteoporosis or brittle bone syndrome, but my doctors have advised me that because of my pill cocktail I won't need any HRT."
* Jessica Hobbs in a wheelchair on holiday in Thailand last year * Sarah Cross and son Sam pictured at their home in Pontprennau * Jessica with her mother, Karen Hobbs PICTURE: Richard Swingler[umlaut] * Emma Lewis suffers from brittle bone syndrome, where her bones can break from a slightest knock Picture: Peter Bolter[umlaut]