osteogenesis imperfecta


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osteogenesis im·per·fec·ta

 (ĭm′pər-fĕk′tə)
n.
A genetic disease marked by abnormal fragility and plasticity of bone, with recurring fractures resulting from minimal trauma.

[New Latin : osteogenesis + Latin imperfecta, feminine of imperfectus, incomplete.]

osteogenesis imperfecta

(ˌɪmpəˈfɛktə)
n
(Pathology) a hereditary disease caused by a collagen abnormality, causing fragility of the skeleton which results in fractures and deformities. Also called: brittle bone syndrome
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Noun1.osteogenesis imperfecta - autosomal dominant disorder of connective tissue characterized by brittle bones that fracture easily
autosomal dominant disease, autosomal dominant disorder - a disease caused by a dominant mutant gene on an autosome
Translations

osteogenesis imperfecta

n osteogénesis imperfecta
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The 30-year-old, who suffers from Osteogenesis imperfecta - also known as brittle bone disease - stands just 3ft 10" tall.
Charlotte Proud, from Gateshead, was diagnosed with osteogenesis imperfecta - commonly known as brittle bone disease - when she was two years old.
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Introduction: Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder of increased bone fragility and low bone mass.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous group of disorders in which skeletal fragility and frequent fractures are the major features.
Five members of the Joven family, including the father, are suffering from osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder which makes bones very brittle.
Aim: We aimed to evaluate the clinical and radiological results of an intramedullary fixation system used in surgeries for fractures and deformities of osteogenesis imperfecta where we applied a new design corkscrew tipped intramedullary nailing.
Mereo BioPharma Group plc's (LON: MPH) drug BPS-804 developed for the treatment of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), otherwise known as brittle bone disease, has been accepted to participate in the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Adaptive Pathways programme, the company revealed on Monday.
I was then diagnosed with a disease called osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), or brittle bone disease.
The tot has osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare brittle bone disorder that she inherited from her father.
Some of the associated conditions can be remembered with the mnemonic MADPPORES: Marfan syndrome, Acrogeria, Down syndrome, Penicillamine, Pseudoxanthoma elasticum, Osteogenesis imperfecta, Rothmund-Thomson syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos (some forms), and Scleroderma.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease or Lobstein syndrome, is characterized by blue or gray sclerae, variable short stature, dentinogenesis imperfecta, hearing loss, and recurrent fractures.