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Bone thinning: A condition which is characterized by the thinning of the bones of ones body. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Bone thinning, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Bone thinning mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Bone thinning. Of the 19 causes of Bone thinning that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Bone thinning' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Bone thinning or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Bone thinning based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Bone thinning:
Symptoms related to Bone thinning:
Bone pain (272 causes), Fractures (149 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Bone disorders, Osteoporosis (313 causes), Bone loss (23 causes), Bone degeneration in legs, Hypophosphatemic rickets, Juvenile hyaline fibromatosis, Kidney conditions, Kidney disease
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