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Definition

An autosomal dominant form of osteogenesis imperfecta, a connective tissue disorder characterized by low bone mass, bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures after minimal trauma. Disease severity ranges from very mild forms without fractures to intrauterine fractures and perinatal lethality. Extraskeletal manifestations, which affect a variable number of patients, are dentinogenesis imperfecta, hearing loss, and blue sclerae. OI4 is characterized by moderately short stature, mild to moderate scoliosis, grayish or white sclera and dentinogenesis imperfecta.

Acronym

OI4

Synonyms

OI, type IV
OI-IV
Osteogenesis imperfecta type IV
Osteogenesis imperfecta with normal sclerae

Keywords

Dwarfism
Osteogenesis imperfecta

 
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