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High bone mass osteogenesis imperfecta

Disease definition

High bone mass osteogenesis imperfecta is a rare, genetic, primary bone dysplasia disorder characterized by increased bone fragility, manifesting with mutiple, childhood-onset, vertebral and peripheral fractures, associated with increased bone mass density on radiometric examination. Patients typically present normal or mild short stature and dentinogenesis, hearing, and sclerae are commonly normal.


  • Synonym(s):
    • High bone mass OI
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q78.0
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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