2. Who Does OI Affect?

Osteogenesis imperfecta affects people of all ages. Most diagnoses of moderate to severe OI happen during a prenatal ultrasound. However, if neither parent carries the OI gene mutation, doctors may not be able to diagnosis symptoms until they or the parents notice them in an infant or child. Parents may only carry the recessive mutated genes and have no symptoms; this accounts for about 10% of people with OI.

osteogenesis imperfecta signs

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