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Osteogenesis Imperfecta is not a deadly disease. Its a painful rare genetic disorder

OI can affect a person so mildly that they can spend years and years with this disease and not even realize that they even have it. Other individuals can be so severely affected by it that it is very present before birth by means of an ultra-sound or is visible at the time of birth by x-ray.

Type II OI is the most lethal form of OI. Because of respiratory problems.

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