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14 Possible Causes for Osteopenia Evident in Childhood

  • Glycogen Storage Disease due to GLUT2 Deficiency

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[orpha.net] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[orpha.net]

  • Micrognathism

    evident in childhood; Atlanto-axial instability (in one patient); Atlanto-occipital instability (in one patient); [Pelvis]; Hip dislocation; Mild dysplasia of hip joi...[findzebra.com] […] osteoporosis (in some patients); Early bone maturation (in some patients); Dissociated bone age (in some patients); Delayed bone age (in some patients); [Spine]; Scoliosis; Osteopenia[findzebra.com]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease Type 1

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[orpha.net] Other complications can include pulmonary hypertension, radiographic (X-ray) evidence of osteopenia (weak bones), and fractures.[agsdus.org] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[orpha.net]

  • Citrullinemia Type 2

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[pliem.co.za] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[pliem.co.za]

  • Glycogen Storage Disease

    Other complications can include pulmonary hypertension, radiographic (X-ray) evidence of osteopenia (weak bones), and fractures.[agsdus.org] In the past, many patients with Type I Glycogen Storage Disease did not survive infancy and childhood.[agsdus.org]

  • Glutaric Aciduria Type 2

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[pliem.co.za] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[pliem.co.za]

  • Proximal Myopathy with Extrapyramidal Signs

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[pliem.co.za] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[pliem.co.za]

  • Hawkinsinuria

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[pliem.co.za] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[pliem.co.za]

  • Hyperlysinemia Type 1

    Growth retardation and hepatosplenomegaly resulting in a protruding abdomen are evident by early childhood. Puberty is delayed.[pliem.co.za] Generalized osteopenia leading to fractures during childhood, with osteoporosis later in life, has also been reported.[pliem.co.za]

  • Klinefelter Syndrome with XY/XXY Mosaic

    XXY males tend to show evidence of osteoporosis and osteopenia during the later stages of puberty.[dermatologyadvisor.com] Bone density is essentially normal through childhood and early pubertal development.[dermatologyadvisor.com]

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