osteogenesis imperfecta type 9

osteogenesis imperfecta type 9

A connective tissue disorder (OMIM:259440) characterised by bone fragility, low bone mass and bowing of limbs due to multiple fractures; short limb dwarfism and blue sclerae are often, but not invariably present.
 
Molecular pathology
PPIB defects on chromosome 15q21-q22 cause osteogenesis imperfecta type 9.
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