Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta) symptoms
Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta)

Symptoms could include:

  • A fracture is a broken bone that typically occurs when a bone is impacted by more force or pressure than it can support. In an open fracture, the ends of the broken bone tear the skin.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A broken bone, or a fracture, is a common injury. All broken bones require medical care. Learn what first aid care for suspected broken bones includes.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Short stature is a general term for people whose height is considerably below average, as compared to the height of their peers. While it can apply to adults, the term is most often used in reference to children. A child can be significantly short...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Communication disorders can affect how a person receives, sends, processes, and understands concepts.
    Source:HLCMS
  • After years of trying and failing to find a distinct relationship between type 2 diabetes and hearing loss, recent studies have confirmed that relationship. In 2008, the National Institute of Health (NIH) found that hearing loss is twice as common...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Rinne and Weber tests are exams that test for hearing loss. They determine whether a patient has conductive or sensorineural hearing loss.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A tooth abscess occurs when a decayed or broken tooth fills with pus and infected material. It can cause pain and swelling in the mouth and surrounding areas.
    Source:HLCMS
  • The spine is a shaft comprised of over 25 small bones called vertebrae that support the upper body. The cervical spine (C-spine) is the upper portion, comprised of 7 vertebrae.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:December 31, 2007
  • Hearing loss can be caused by many things – some reversible such as wax buildup in the ear canal or ear infections with fluid build up. Some hearing loss is irreversible – that due to mechanical problems within the ear itself, or sensorineural problems within the inner ear.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • True muscle weakness means that full effort does not produce a normal muscle contraction or movement. A voluntary muscle contraction is generated when the brain sends a signal through the spinal cord and nerves to a muscle.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:September 30, 2007
  • Pes planus, or fallen arches, are feet that don't have a normal arch, which can be painful. This is normal in infants and usually disappears by age three, as ligaments and tendons in the foot and leg tighten.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Most of us get bruises from bumping into something from time to time. Bruising sometimes increases with age, especially in women as the capillary walls become more fragile and the skin becomes thin.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Bowlegs is a condition that causes your legs to appear bowed-out, meaning that your knees stay wide apart even when you stand with your ankles together. This condition is fairly common in infants because of their cramped positioning in the womb. T...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The skin normally stretches and returns to its normal position if it is well hydrated and healthy. Hyperelastic skin stretches beyond the normal limit. Although this is not usually cause for concern, hyperelastic skin can be a symptom of many dise...
    Source:HLCMS
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