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198 Possible Causes for Diagnosis in the Second Decade of Life

  • Exostosis

    GPs/family physicians need to be aware of this diagnosis and that femoral exostosis/osteochondroma can present to primary care physicians, particularly within the second decade[] […] of life.[]

  • Fibroma

    CMF primarily affects young adults in their second and third decades of life. Eighty percent of patients are younger than 36 years.[] Approximately 500 cases of CMF had been described in the world literature. [13] The frequency of diagnosis seems to be decreasing.[]

  • Polyneuropathy

    It can appear in any time of life more frequent in second decade.[] Diagnosis is support ed in four aspects: clinical, electrodiagnostic studies, brain spinal fluid study and anatomo-pathologycal issues.[]

  • Psoriasis

    In about one third of patients, psoriasis starts in the first or second decade of life.[] In the beginning, involvement is often atypical or mild, and a confident diagnosis may be difficult to establish.[]

  • Spondylolisthesis

    decade of life.[] […] age or older with or without back pain, spondylolysis has a higher prevalence in symptomatic people (odds ratio 5.06; 95% CI, 1.65-15.53).It is therefore a radiological diagnosis[] Spondylolysis occurs in about 6-11% of people attending medical clinics for non-back related problems. 3-5 It is more common in males (3:1).It most frequently arises in the second[]

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    MPS type I should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the patients with CTS in the first and second decades of life, particularly with stiffness of the fingers[] An increased awareness of the disease may contribute to more accurate diagnosis, and patients may benefit from early intervention.[]

  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    Presentation Adenomas usually begin to develop during the second decade of life. Unfortunately, it often presents with colorectal cancer.[] The median age at diagnosis is 40 years [ 5 ].[]

  • Appendicitis

    While its peak incidence is during the second and third decades of life, it is a disease that occurs across the entire age spectrum.[] Timely diagnosis and treatment of appendicitis are critical in reducing the risk of perforation which is associated with increased morbidity and mortality.[]

  • Zinc Deficiency

    Patients typically present with liver disease, neurological disease (movement disorder), or psychiatric disturbances in the second to fourth decades of life.[] In many cases, the diagnosis is either missed or delayed ( 65 , 66 ). The gene for Wilson's disease has been now identified.[] In many cases, the diagnosis is either missed or delayed ( 65, 66 ). The gene for Wilson’s disease has been now identified.[]

  • Vasculitis

    […] in patients between the second and fourth decades of life and has a prevalence in our environment of 1.3 cases per million population. 13 It is often associated with eosinophilia[] Sinusal biopsy is the best option when a biopsy is required for the diagnosis of WG and there is ENT involvement. 30 Churg–Strauss Syndrome This type of vasculitis occurs[]

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