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Do brittle bones from osteogenesis imperfecta hurt?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: The broken ones hurt

Osteogenesis imperfecta patients have weakened, brittle bones.
The bones break easily and broken bones are painful. A patient appearing in pain should be checked for a new fracture. A person with o.I. Without fractures, probably does not have bone pain, unless he has some areas of small-scale bone damage from over-movement, stress, or pressure. O.I. Specialists can better evaluate such a patient.

In brief: The broken ones hurt

Osteogenesis imperfecta patients have weakened, brittle bones.
The bones break easily and broken bones are painful. A patient appearing in pain should be checked for a new fracture. A person with o.I. Without fractures, probably does not have bone pain, unless he has some areas of small-scale bone damage from over-movement, stress, or pressure. O.I. Specialists can better evaluate such a patient.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: The bones

themselves do not hurt.
However, the weakened bones are prone to fractures, which are painful.

In brief: The bones

themselves do not hurt.
However, the weakened bones are prone to fractures, which are painful.
Dr. Michael Gabor
Dr. Michael Gabor
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In brief: See below

Usually the pain comes from fracture of the bone do to weakness.

In brief: See below

Usually the pain comes from fracture of the bone do to weakness.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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