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Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: Introduction

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: A rare, recessively inherited, lethal form of a genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by fragile bones, blue sclerae and facial and tooth abnormalities. Type IIB has a different origin of the genetic mutation but the clinical features are similar. Type IIB involves a defect on the CRTAP gene on chromosome 3p22. The main difference is that type IIA tends to involve a small head and white or light blue eyes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB is available below.

Symptoms of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB

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Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: Deaths

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Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: Complications

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Causes of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB

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Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB

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More information about Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB

  1. Osteogenesis imperfecta, type IIB: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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