Juvenile osteoporosis: Introduction
Juvenile osteoporosis: Osteoporosis (progressive bone loss) that occurs in children. Osteoporosis in children can be caused by certain medical conditions (e.g. diabetes, malabsorption syndromes, kidney disease, hyperthyroidism), certain medications (e.g. corticosteroids, anticonvulsants), prolonged immobility or sometimes for no detectable reason (idiopathic).
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causes, and treatments of Juvenile osteoporosis is available below.
Symptoms of Juvenile osteoporosis
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symptoms of Juvenile osteoporosis
Treatments for Juvenile osteoporosis
- Treatment with calcitriol reduces the severity of the symptoms and the frequency of bone fractures
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Juvenile osteoporosis:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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Juvenile osteoporosis: Complications
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Causes of Juvenile osteoporosis
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Juvenile osteoporosis: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Juvenile osteoporosis
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there are many other...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash
with redness and warmth,...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can simply be...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The...read more »
Female athlete syndrome leads to undiagnosed osteoporosis: Younger women are not usually
considered as candidates for diagnosis of osteoporosis....read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »
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Juvenile osteoporosis: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Juvenile osteoporosis
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Juvenile osteoporosis: Rare Types
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Definitions of Juvenile osteoporosis:
Juvenile osteoporosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Juvenile osteoporosis, or a subtype of Juvenile osteoporosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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