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51 Possible Causes for Earlier Onset May Occur, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis

  • Menopause

    The median age for menopause is 51, though it may occur on average up to two years earlier for African-American and Latina women.[healthline.com] Health Changes with Menopause The hormone changes that occur after menopause increase the risk for bone thinning (osteopenia and osteoporosis) and fracture, and heart disease[endocrineweb.com] , osteoporosis, and other female midlife concerns.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    The increased risk or earlier onset of age-related cataracts in diabetic patients may be a result of the accumulation of sorbitol within the lens and accompanying changes[aao.org] Diabetic patients develop age-related lens changes that are indistinguishable from nondiabetic age-related cataracts, except that these lens changes tend to occur at a younger[aao.org]

  • Anorexia Nervosa

    Most individuals with the disorder develop it in late adolescence or early adulthood, though onset may occur earlier or later.[columbiapsychiatry.org] […] and osteoporosis) which results in dry, brittle bones Muscle loss and weakness Severe dehydration, which can result in kidney failure Edema (swelling) Fainting, fatigue,[eatingdisorder.org] While many different types of people may have anorexia nervosa, approximately 90% of those afflicted are women.[columbiapsychiatry.org]

  • Idiopathic Neutropenia

    Occasionally, symptom onset occurs much earlier or during the following years of life. Incidence rates don't differ between boys and girls.[symptoma.com] osteoporosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and/or osteoporosis in 60.0% of patients; (e) anemia, mostly of the type of anemia of chronic disease, in 15.6% of patients; (f) features of chronic antigenic stimulation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bunion

    The initial changes tend to occur during adolescence or may be even earlier in cases of children suffering from bunions but the main onset is observed to be in the age group[symptoma.com] If the bone stock is not adequate, meaning there is a reasonable amount of osteoporosis or osteopenia, whereby the overall calcification is diminished.[foot-pain-explained.com]

  • Malunited Fracture

    Scintigraphy, CT, and/or MRI may lead to earlier identification of the fracture lines.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Paget's disease) and/or osteopenia/osteoporosis (i.e. osteopenia of disuse, menopausal osteoporosis, Charcot neuropathy), unaccustomed or strenuous exercise, or subsequent[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] This type of fracture is difficult to diagnose by standard radiography and may not become visible until 3 to 4 weeks after the onset of symptoms.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Females may have irregular menstrual periods and are sometimes infertile. The disease may occur earlier and be more severe in successive generations.[web.archive.org] Once wheelchair-bound, patients with MDs tend to develop worsening contractures, osteopenia (initially, followed by osteoporosis), and rapidly progressive scoliosis.[emedicine.com] A childhood-onset form of myotonic MD may become apparent between ages 5 and 10.[web.archive.org]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Females may have irregular menstrual periods and are sometimes infertile. The disease may occur earlier and be more severe in successive generations.[web.archive.org] […] or osteoporosis that can lead to limb and vertebral fractures Scoliosis Cardiopulmonary failure Conte G, Gioja L.[emedicine.medscape.com] Once wheelchair-bound, patients with MDs tend to develop worsening contractures, osteopenia (initially, followed by osteoporosis), and rapidly progressive scoliosis.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Shoulder-Hand Syndrome

    […] suggests that spreading may occur earlier. 135 Depending on the pattern of spread, Van Rijn and colleagues’ results indicated that 37-91% of cases of spreading CRPS occurred[bmj.com] Alesi / Science Source There may be objective findings in the patient with CRPS—for example, side-to-side difference in skin temperature, or osteopenia and osteoporosis with[acepnow.com] OSTEOPOROSI PANNICOLOPATIA PARALISI (esiti) PARALISI CELEBRALE INFANTILE (esiti) PARALISI OSTETRICA PARAPLEGIA PARESI PARESTESIE PARKINSON PATOLOGIE DEGENERATIVE (esiti)[vincimedica.it]

  • Celiac Disease with Diffuse Intestinal Ulceration

    The age of onset for the telangiectases is most often the third decade of life, although earlier presentations may occur during adolescence.[emedicine.medscape.com] Less commonly, people with celiac disease have joint pain, osteoporosis or osteopenia (low bone mass before osteoporosis), anemia (from impaired iron absorption), leg numbness[westchestergi.com]

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