Osteogenesis Imperfecta, OI, also known as brittle bone disease, is a disease due to a lack of type 1 collagen. The most common symptom is weak bones which causes the children’s bones to break easily, even though they do not fall or get hurt.

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There are different types of OI and the symptoms vary from mild to severe. There is no cure for the disease but there are several treatments to reduce the resorption of the bones.

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