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Why does excessive perspiration occur in osteogenesis imperfecta?

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Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Thin skin: Oi affects bones and collagen, which makes up a large part of the skin. People with oi have thin skin and as a result, higher normal body temperatures (by 1-2 degrees). They can be more sensitive to both heat and cold, and need to sweat more to reduce their body temperature.
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