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Osteogenesis Imperfecta MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.708.685
C16.320.737
C17.300.200.540
Unique ID
D010013
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010013
Scope Note
COLLAGEN DISEASES characterized by brittle, osteoporotic, and easily fractured bones. It may also present with blue sclerae, loose joints, and imperfect dentin formation. Most types are autosomal dominant and are associated with mutations in COLLAGEN TYPE I.
Entry Term(s)
Brittle Bone Disease
Fragilitas Ossium
Lobstein Disease
Lobstein's Disease
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Tarda
Osteogenesis Imperfecta with Blue Sclerae
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type 1
Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type I
NLM Classification #
WE 250
See Also
Collagen Type I
Dentinogenesis Imperfecta
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Osteogenesis Imperfecta Preferred
Lobstein's Disease Narrower
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