Osteogenesis imperfecta with blue sclerae
See: Osteogenesis imperfecta type I.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Osteogenesis imperfecta — Brittle bone disease. Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is not one but a group of genetic diseases, all of which affect collagen in connective tissue in the body and all of which result in fragile bones. The best known types are types I and II. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta type 1 — An inherited connective tissue disorder featuring bone fragility and blue sclerae (blue whites of the eyes). This is the classic form of brittle bone disease. Osteogenesis imperfecta type 1 is an autosomal dominant trait. (One copy of the mutant… …   Medical dictionary

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta type 2 — An inherited connective tissue disorder with extremely severe bone fragility. This is the lethal form of “brittle bone disease.” Osteogenesis imperfecta type 2 is a recessive trait with males and females affected. Two copies of the mutant gene… …   Medical dictionary

  • osteogenesis — The formation of bone. SYN: osteogeny, osteosis (2), ostosis (2). [osteo + G. genesis, production] distraction o. a technique of inducing new bone formation by dividing a bone and applying tension through an …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Lobstein’s — Osteogenesis imperfecta type I. An inherited, generalized connective tissue disorder featuring bone fragility and blue sclerae (blue whites of the eyes). The classic mild form of “brittle bone disease.” It is a dominant trait with males and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Lobstein’s disease — Osteogenesis imperfecta type I. An inherited, generalized connective tissue disorder featuring bone fragility and blue sclerae (blue whites of the eyes). The classic mild form of “brittle bone disease.” It is a dominant trait with males and… …   Medical dictionary

  • Disease, Vrolik’s — Osteogenesis imperfecta type II, an inherited connective tissue disorder with very severe bone fragility, the lethal form of “brittle bone disease.” It is a recessive trait with males and females affected. Two copies of the mutant gene are needed …   Medical dictionary

  • Vrolik’s disease — Osteogenesis imperfecta type II, an inherited connective tissue disorder with very severe bone fragility, the lethal form of “brittle bone disease.” It is a recessive trait with males and females affected. Two copies of the mutant gene are needed …   Medical dictionary

  • connective tissue disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect human connective tissue. Diseases of the connective tissue can be divided into (1) a group of relatively uncommon genetic disorders (genetic disease, human) that affect the primary structure of… …   Universalium

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