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Glossary for Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis

Medical terms related to Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis or mentioned in this section include:

  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where a distorted sense of body image leads to self-starvation to the point of death in some cases.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bone symptoms: Symptoms affecting the body's bones
  • Cognitive impairment: General loss of mental or cognitive ability
  • Corticosteroids -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Corticosteroids during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Cushing-like symptoms: Symptoms similar to those of Cushing's disease
  • Failure To Thrive: Inadequate or interrupted physical growth.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Homocystinuria: A rare inherited metabolic disorder involving the amino acid methionine and resulting in a harmful accumulation of homocysteine in the body.
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Increased secretion of parathyroid hormone from the parathyroid glands.
  • Hyperthyroidism: The excessive activity of the thyroid gland
  • 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).
  • Kidney symptoms: Symptoms affecting one or both kidneys.
  • Malabsorption syndrome: is an alteration in the ability of the intestine to absorb nutrients adequately into the bloodstream
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle symptoms: Symptoms affecting the muscles of the body
  • Numbness of both elbows: Numbness of both elbows refers to the loss or reduction of sensation in the elbows.
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta: Weak bones ("brittle bone disease") and loose joints
  • Osteoporosis: Bone mass loss (osteoporosis) as a symptom
  • Skeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skeletal system such as the bones.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis:

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