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Brittle bone disease

Introduction: Brittle bone disease

Description of Brittle bone disease

Brittle bone disease (medical condition): A group of rare inherited diseases that involves fragile bones. There are...more »

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Lobstein disease:
  »Introduction: Lobstein disease
  »Symptoms of Lobstein disease

Brittle bone disease: Autosomal dominant COLLAGEN DISEASES resulting from defective biosynthesis of COLLAGEN TYPE I and characterized by brittle, osteoporotic, and easily fractured bones. It may also present with blue sclerae, loose joints, and imperfect dentin formation. There are four major types, I-IV.
Source: Diseases Database

Brittle bone disease: Related Topics

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Brittle bone disease: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Brittle bone disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Brittle bone disease, or a subtype of Brittle bone disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Brittle bone disease as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Brittle bone disease as a Disease

Brittle bone disease: Another name for Lobstein disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Lobstein disease
  »Symptoms of Lobstein disease

Brittle bone disease: Related Diseases

Brittle bone disease: Brittle bone disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Brittle bone disease (Lobstein disease)

Some of the symptoms of Brittle bone disease incude:

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Source - NIH

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