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Which organ systems are affected by osteogenesis imperfecta?

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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Collagen formation

Oi refers to a group of individual genetic errors, which are associated with a variety of collagen formation.
Collagen is the mechanical foundation of body structure. Since the structure of bone depends on the mineralization of a complex called osteoid which is based on collagen, skeletal abnormalities, including deformity and fragility, are one of the most distressing characteristics of oi.

In brief: Collagen formation

Oi refers to a group of individual genetic errors, which are associated with a variety of collagen formation.
Collagen is the mechanical foundation of body structure. Since the structure of bone depends on the mineralization of a complex called osteoid which is based on collagen, skeletal abnormalities, including deformity and fragility, are one of the most distressing characteristics of oi.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. Craig Greene
Sports Medicine

In brief: Bones

Bones eyes soft tissue collagen.

In brief: Bones

Bones eyes soft tissue collagen.
Dr. Craig Greene
Dr. Craig Greene
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