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Osteogenesis Imperfecta: Natalie's Story
Living with Brittle Bone Disease
By the age of 10, Natalie Brosh had already broken 19 bones and undergone seven surgeries — the most recent on her leg to help it grow straight. Born with osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disorder, Natalie’s bones are weaker than normal and more prone to fractures.
But receiving innovative, quality care from orthopaedic specialists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center helps Natalie live the life of a normal 10 year old. Watch how Natalie and her family have been impacted by the care she receives at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.
Learn more about Natalie's treatment team and how they can help you.
The Division of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Johns Hopkins Children's Center offers a wide variety of innovative, cutting-edge services for children and adolescents in a compassionate and caring environment.
Also known as brittle bone disorder, osteogenesis imperfecta is a genetic disorder that causes a person’s bones to be weaker than normal. Children with osteogenesis imperfecta often experience multiple bone fractures throughout their lifetimes.
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