The three-year-old, from Raphoe, Co Donegal, suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta which means his bones are brittle and could break spontaneously.
What does OI stand for?
OI stands for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone bisease)
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We have 18 other meanings of OI in our Acronym Attic
- Order for Information (EPA)
- Ordinary Income (US IRS)
- Ore Ida (food brand)
- Organization Identifier (ASN.1)
- Organization Indicator
- Organizational Integrator
- Organizationally Impaired
- Oriental Institute
- Orphans International
- Osmose Inverse (French: Reverse Osmosis)
- Other Insurance
- Other Investigation (US IRS)
- Outline of Investigation
- Output Isolation
- Outreach International, Inc. (Independence, MO)
- Outside in (Frisbee throw)
- Outside Information
- Ovulation Induction (fertility treatment)
- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (glass container and plastics manufacturer)
- Oxfam International (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In Manduca's case it is a 45-minute video about brittle bone disease -- osteogenesis imperfecta -- that takes viewers on a tour of her appointments at Children's Hospital in Boston.
At that evaluation, her oral surgeon diagnosed her with amelogenesis imperfecta and osteogenesis imperfecta of the maxilla.
Saqdi, a Kurdish young man from the village of Bozan in Northern Iraq, was born 13 years ago with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI).
Byers, Glorieux, and Sponseller compile 58 chapters by an international group of orthopedists, geneticists, bone specialists, and other physicians and researchers, who describe osteogenesis imperfecta.
Stem cell grafts may provide a key treatment for children born with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), a congenital bone disease that causes stunted growth and painful fracturing, according to a study conducted at the Karolinska Instituet in Sweden.
Julie, of Darlington Lane, Stockton, was known worldwide by sufferers of the hereditary genetic disorder osteogenesis imperfecta - "brittle bone disease".
Prof Hans Lochmuller's research will look at the following rare diseases: Muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis, spinocerebellar ataxia, Huntington''s disease, osteogenesis imperfecta, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, epidermolysis bullosa, Rett syndrome, Marfan syndrome, hemochromatosis, thalassaemia, mucopolysaccharidosis, polycystic kidney disease, Nephrotic syndrome, haemophilia, progeria and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.