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What are the causes of brittle bones?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Low Collagen
Low levels of collagen characterize type i brittle bone disease.
This type is the most frequently occurring and the least severe. Bones are likely to break easily before the onset of puberty. As well, those with type i are prone to scoliosis, extreme curvature of the spine, and may need to wear a brace as teenagers to correct the curve.

In brief: Low Collagen
Low levels of collagen characterize type i brittle bone disease.
This type is the most frequently occurring and the least severe. Bones are likely to break easily before the onset of puberty. As well, those with type i are prone to scoliosis, extreme curvature of the spine, and may need to wear a brace as teenagers to correct the curve.
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