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What is Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

What is Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: A rare genetic connective tissue disorder characterized by progressive limb deformity and normal sclerae.

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3 is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3, or a subtype of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: Introduction

Types of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3:

Broader types of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3:

How serious is Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

Complications of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: see complications of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

What causes Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

Causes of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: see causes of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

What are the symptoms of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

Symptoms of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: see symptoms of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Complications of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: see complications of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Can anyone else get Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3?

More information: see contagiousness of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3
Inheritance: see inheritance of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: Medical Geneticist, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3.
Treatments for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: see treatments for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Name and Aliases of Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Main name of condition: Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3

Other names or spellings for Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3:

OI progressively deforming, OI type 3, Osteogenesis imperfecta, progressively deforming, with normal sclerae

OI, type 3, Osteogenesis imperfecta, progressively deforming, with normal sclerae, Type 3 OI
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Osteogenesis imperfecta, type 3:

  • Rare disorder
  • Heritable disorder
  • Weak bones
  • Collagen syntheisisdwarfism
  • Van der Hoeve's syndrome
 

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