The nine-year-old girl who has broken 50 bones – BBC News

Alice Boyd has broken more than 50 bones in her short life.

The nine-year-old Donegal girl has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, more commonly known as brittle bone disease.

It is a genetic defect which causes the bones to fracture or break easily with minimal force.

Read more at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-europe-50601277/brittle-bone-disease-the-nine-year-old-girl-who-has-broken-50-bones

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