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osteogenesis imperfecta

bone cancer
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helena frazier

on 3 December 2012

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Transcript of osteogenesis imperfecta

bone cancer osteogenesis imperfecta symptoms of the osteogenesis imperfecta treatments for bone cancer interesting facts social views of OI new search of the possible treatments for the disease references OI Surgery may be needed to remove the tumor in some cases Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation There is not yet a cure for this disease. However, specific therapies can reduce the pain and complications associated with OI https://sites.google.com/site/osteogenesisimperfecta304/symptoms rozeena
&
helena background info 1. OI can be an inheritaoe disease from your parents. 2. 50% chance of passing the disorder
to his or her children.
new reasecrch findings ◦Muscle weakness
◦Hearing loss
◦Fatigue
◦Joint laxity
◦Curved bones
◦Scoliosis
◦Brittle teeth
◦Short stature
◦Pulmonary diseases in effected people
◦Below average height
◦Defects in gene that produces callogen 1
◦Weak bones
◦Blue tint to the white of the eye
◦Bowlegs
◦Loose joints 1. 10-15% of OI cases result in a recessive mutation 2. alcohol, smoking, high amounts of caffiene consumption, and unhealthy weight can make bones even more fragile 3. 50% chance of passing the disorder to his or her children. 4. OI can be an inheritable disease from your parents ◦Physical therapy
◦casts, splints, braces, etc. for broken bones.
◦Surgery, to input rods in the bone to support the bone.
◦Bone strengthening medication.
◦using canes walkers and wheelchairs. area most common by bone cancer *eyes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteogenesis_imperfecta *knees & legs *feet & ankle *spine & neck * arm,elbow & shoulder * hand & wrist * hips http://www.endotext.org/parathyroid/parathyroid17/index.html The term osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is used for a group of disorders in which genetic defects result in abnormally brittle bones that fracture easily. A number of types have been described based on the severeity of disease. This group of disorders is also known as ‘brittle bone disease’. by: 3.) An estimated 20,000 to 50,000 people in the US have this disease. OI can affect males and females of all races. Hopkins Children's we hope for the best for OI! http://disorders.eyes.arizona.edu/handouts/osteogenesis-imperfecta Genetics Home Reference time to fly to facebook and prezi 5. There are 8 types of OI
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