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Osteopenia: Introduction

Osteopenia: A condition which is characterized by reduced bone mass. See detailed information below for a list of 69 causes of Osteopenia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Osteopenia

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Osteopenia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Osteopenia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Osteopenia Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Osteopenia

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Stories from Users for Osteopenia

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Osteopenia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Osteopenia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Osteopenia

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Misdiagnosis and Osteopenia

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 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' 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 are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which is mostly harmless. 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 disease more »

Female athlete syndrome leads to undiagnosed osteoporosis: Younger women are not usually considered as candidates for diagnosis of osteoporosis. However, a pattern of three conditions can more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin more »

Osteopenia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Osteopenia

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Osteopenia: Related Rare Diseases

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Osteopenia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Osteopenia listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Osteopenia as a symptom include:

Definitions of Osteopenia:

Decreased calcification, bone density, or bone mass due to inadequate osteoid synthesis.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Decreased calcification, bone density, or bone mass due to inadequate osteoid synthesis.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Osteopenia

The list below shows some of the causes of Osteopenia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Osteopenia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Osteopenia. Of the 69 causes of Osteopenia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 67 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Osteopenia:

The following list of conditions have 'Osteopenia' 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Osteopenia:

The following list of medical conditions have Osteopenia 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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Classifications of Osteopenia:

Medical Conditions associated with Osteopenia:

Osteoporosis (313 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes)

Symptoms related to Osteopenia:

Post-menopausal women, Female athlete triad syndrome, Amenorrhea (287 causes), Eating disorder, Low estrogen levels, Corticosteroids, DEXA

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