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8 Things You Might Not Know About Osteogenesis Imperfecta

Following the tragic death of Stella Young, here are eight things that many of us don't know about the genetic disorder.

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2. Osteogenesis Imperfecta can be both dominant and recessive.

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Dominant Osteogenesis Imperfecta occurs when someone doesn't have enough type I collagen - or a poor quality collagen - due to mutations in the genes.

Recessive Osteogenesis Imperfecta occurs when other gene mutations inhibit and interfere with the body's collagen production.

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