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Can a lack of calcium lead to osteogenesis imperfecta?

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Dr. John Evans
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: NO

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic condition.

In brief: NO

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic condition.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: No; O.I. is genetic

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic bone and connective tissue (collagen) disorder that leads to weakened, brittle.
It is not caused by a lack of calcium, but is due to a mutation in one's dna genes.

In brief: No; O.I. is genetic

Osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic bone and connective tissue (collagen) disorder that leads to weakened, brittle.
It is not caused by a lack of calcium, but is due to a mutation in one's dna genes.
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Dr. Linda DiMeglio
However calcium and vitamin d deficiency can make the low bone mass worse.
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