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What is the medical definition of osteogenesis imperfecta?
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See below: Osteogenesis imperfecta (oi) is a congenital disease that is present at birth. It is commonly caused by genetic defect in type 1 collagen, a building block of bone. There are various defects that can affect this gene. The severity of OI depends on the specific defect in the gene. OI is an autosomal dominant disease.
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