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I have scoliosis and I also have brittle bones. I'm not sure if there are genetic risks?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
7 doctors agree

In brief: Yes there is

As a genetic disorder, oi has historically been viewed as an autosomal dominant disorder of type i collagen.
In the past several years, there has been the identification of autosomal recessive forms.[citation needed] most people with oi receive it from a parent but in 35% of cases it is an individual ..

In brief: Yes there is

As a genetic disorder, oi has historically been viewed as an autosomal dominant disorder of type i collagen.
In the past several years, there has been the identification of autosomal recessive forms.[citation needed] most people with oi receive it from a parent but in 35% of cases it is an individual ..
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are genetic findings to support a link to idiopathic scoliosis and there are genetic issues concerning osteoporosis especially with northern european descent.
There is a specific brittle bone disease that also has a genetic basis known as oi or osteogenesis imperfecta with several different types noted with various severity levels.

In brief: Yes

There are genetic findings to support a link to idiopathic scoliosis and there are genetic issues concerning osteoporosis especially with northern european descent.
There is a specific brittle bone disease that also has a genetic basis known as oi or osteogenesis imperfecta with several different types noted with various severity levels.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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