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What causes brittle bones and hyperflexibility?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Two different things
Brittle bone disease is more commonly known as osteogenesis imperfecta (oi).
It is a rare, usually inherited disorder that causes bones to break easily due to the body’s low production of collagen.Hypermobility describes joints that stretch farther than is normal. For example, some hypermobile people can bend their thumbs backwards to their wrists, bend their knee joints backwards.

In brief: Two different things
Brittle bone disease is more commonly known as osteogenesis imperfecta (oi).
It is a rare, usually inherited disorder that causes bones to break easily due to the body’s low production of collagen.Hypermobility describes joints that stretch farther than is normal. For example, some hypermobile people can bend their thumbs backwards to their wrists, bend their knee joints backwards.
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