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Osteogenesis imperfecta type 4

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Osteogenesis imperfecta type IV is a moderate type of osteogenesis imperfecta (OI; see this term), a genetic disorder characterized by increased bone fragility, low bone mass and susceptibility to bone fractures. Patients with type IV have moderately short stature, mild to moderate scoliosis, grayish or white sclera, and dentinogenesis imperfecta (DI; see this term).

ORPHA:216820

Classification level: Subtype of disorder

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