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907 Possible Causes for Recurrent Fractures

  • Osteoporosis

    We hypothesize that overexpression of bone morphogenetic protein 2 may be the underlying mechanism of osteoporosis and recurrent fractures.[] Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is an inherited disorder with osteoporosis and recurrent fractures.[] If there have been recurrent fractures: Check adherence. Exclude secondary causes. Reconsider treatment choice. Continue treatment.[]

  • Primary Hyperoxaluria

    Since the bone compartment can store massive amounts of oxalate, patients present with recurrent low-trauma fractures, bone deformations, severe bone pains, and specific oxalate[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Osteopetrosis 3

    recurrent fractures; - type I: sclerosis of the cranial vault; - type II: - rugger jersey spine and pelvic endobones; - defects in the chloride channel (CLCN7 gene) - spine[] […] infection, massive hemorrhage, terminal leukemia) Benign adult autosomal dominant type 50% asymptomatic Recurrent fractures Mild anemia Cranial nerve palsy (rarely) Prognosis[] They present with severe anemia, recurrent fractures, growth retardation, deafness, blindness and massive hepatosplenomegaly. 1 Marble Bone Disease Marble bone disease, the[]

  • Autosomal Recessive Osteopetrosis 5

    A recurrent fracture in his right humerus with*Correspondence to: Amos Etzioni, M.D., Department of Pediatrics,Meyer Childrens Hospital, Bat-Galim, Haifa, Israel 31096.[] The susceptibility is variable and in some children recurrent fractures are the most debilitating part of the disease. 4 7-9 13 They tend to occur only after moderate trauma[] […] infections, osteomyelitis, and fractures. [1] , [4] Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation presently offers the only hope for cure. [5] We present the case of a female infant[]

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    Hyperparathyroidism can become apparent early in its course when a patient presents with symptoms of abdominal pain, recurrent renal calculi, repeated fractures, or behavior[] Fracture prevention with vitamin D supplementation: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. JAMA, 293 (18), 2257–2264. Review.[] Vitamin D status in relation to one-year risk of recurrent falling in older men and women. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab., 91 (8), 2980–2985.[]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    fractures Increased fracture rate Increased fractures Multiple fractures Multiple spontaneous fractures Varying degree of multiple fractures [ more ] 0002757 5%-29% of people[] Menorrhagia Abnormally heavy bleeding during menstruation 0000132 Metrorrhagia Abnormal uterus bleeding 0100608 Nephrolithiasis Kidney stones 0000787 Osteoporosis 0000939 Recurrent[]

  • Levodopa

    Herein, we report the case of a young woman who suffered recurrent metatarsal fractures in the context of levodopa-treated early-onset Parkinson's disease.[] Tissue Int 86:132-41, 2010), levodopa intake is associated with increased homocysteinemia that is known to be linked to poorer bone quality and, consequently, osteoporotic fractures[]

  • Cri Du Chat Syndrome

    fractures Increased fracture rate Increased fractures Multiple fractures Multiple spontaneous fractures Varying degree of multiple fractures [ more ] 0002757 Percent of people[] […] morphology 0030680 Finger syndactyly 0006101 Inguinal hernia 0000023 Joint hyperflexibility Joints move beyond expected range of motion 0005692 Preauricular skin tag 0000384 Recurrent[]

  • Lysinuric Protein Intolerance

    There was no scoliosis or other dysmorphic features, but a history of recurrent fractures. Investigations showed a 46XX karyotype and negative coeliac screen negative.[] In the investigation of growth abnormalities or recurrent fractures in childhood, an index of suspicion should be maintained in the presence of prevailing clinical or biochemical[]

  • Oculocerebrorenal Syndrome

    However, the only musculoskeletal abnormalities reported in patients with OCRS have been joint hypermobility, recurrent fractures, rickets, tenosynovitis, and joint effusions[] The musculoskeletal abnormalities are hypotonia, areflexia, joint hypermobility, osteomalacia, recurrent fractures, rickets, tenosynovitis and joint effusions and contractures[]

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