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What does OI stand for?

OI stands for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone bisease)

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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.
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a heterogeneous group of genetic bone disorders that are characterised by decreased bone mass, increased bone fragility and susceptibility to fractures.
Dr Nick Shaw, consultant paediatric endocrinologist at the hospital said: "There have been significant advances in the care of children with osteogenesis imperfecta over the past 15 years with the development of dedicated centres such as we have now established in Birmingham.