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Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures

Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures: Introduction

Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures: A very rare syndrome characterized primarily by weak, brittle bones and abnormal knee, ankle and foot joints (congenital contractures) at birth. There are two different subtypes of the disorder, each with a different genetic defect origin: Bruck Syndrome 1 and Bruck Syndrome 2. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures is available below.

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Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures as a "rare disease".
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  1. Osteogenesis imperfecta -- congenital joint contractures: Introduction
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  3. Causes
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