Synonyms for osteopenia or Related words with osteopenia
Examples of "osteopenia"
The long bones show
and pathologic fractures can occur.
Metabolic bone disease manifesting as
and secondary hyperparathyroidism
is a condition in which bone mineral density is lower than normal. It is considered by many doctors to be a precursor to osteoporosis. However, not every person diagnosed with
will develop osteoporosis. More specifically,
is defined as a bone mineral density T-score between −1.0 and −2.5.
is also a common effect of coeliac disease, even among patients who are otherwise asymptomatic.
is a condition of decreased bone density that is caused by a number of factors including ageing. It can progress to more serious osteoporosis.
Large acetabular cysts are common in this condition. Other features include periarticular
, squaring of metacarpals and phalanges and bilateral joint effusions.
Water extract of "G. bruguieri" roots has reversed induced juvenile
in Sprague Dawley rats. However, human clinical trials are yet to be done.
(Notably, the first two conditions identify individuals with osteoporosis. The third condition corresponds to individuals with
, namely those with T-scores between −1.0 and −2.5.)
Conventional radiography is useful, both by itself and in conjunction with CT or MRI, for detecting complications of
(reduced bone mass; pre-osteoporosis), such as fractures; for differential diagnosis of
; or for follow-up examinations in specific clinical settings, such as soft tissue calcifications, secondary hyperparathyroidism, or osteomalacia in renal osteodystrophy. However, radiography is relatively insensitive to detection of early disease and requires a substantial amount of bone loss (about 30%) to be apparent on X-ray images.
Recent studies found a clear association between long-term anticoagulant treatment (OAC) and reduced bone quality due to reduction of active osteocalcin. OAC might lead to an increased incidence of fractures, reduced bone mineral density or content,
, and increased serum levels of undercarboxylated osteocalcin. Bone mineral density was significantly lower in stroke patients with long-term warfarin treatment compared to untreated patients and
was probably an effect of warfarin-interference with vitamin K recycling.
Predisposition of acute myeloid leukemia; skeletal abnormalities; radial hypoplasia and vertebral defect and other physical abnormalities, bone marrow failure (pancytopenia), endocrine dysfunction, early onset
/osteoporosis and lipid abnormalities, spontaneous chromosomal breakage exacerbated by exposure to DNA cross-linking agents.
For those people who do have bone density tests, two conditions which may be detected are osteoporosis and
. The usual response to either of these indications is consultation with a physician.
, from Greek ὀστέον ("ostéon"), "bone" + πενία ("penía"), "poverty", is a condition of sub-normally mineralized bone, usually the result of a rate of bone lysis that exceeds the rate of bone matrix synthesis. See also osteoporosis.
Many Pakistanis in Denmark suffer from vitamin D deficiency. 21% of women and 34% of men have
. Rates of veiling and staying indoors have been suggested as a reason for vitamin D deficiency.
Absolute contraindications include patient refusal, open wounds, fractures, tendon avulsions, severe osteoporosis and metastatic disease. Patients taking anticoagulants, joint hypermobility and
should be given special consideration before articulatory techniques are employed.
In addition to the alteration of menstrual periods and infertility, chronic anovulation can cause or exacerbate other long term problems, such as hyperandrogenism or
. It plays a central role in the multiple imbalances and dysfunctions of polycystic ovary syndrome.
When a woman is experiencing amenorrhoea, an eating disorder, and osteoporosis together, this is called female athlete triad syndrome. A lack of eating causes amenorrhoea and bone loss leading to
and sometimes progressing to osteoporosis.
Studies have shown that the actual benefits of these drugs may be marginal. Approximately 270 women with
might need to be treated with drugs for three years so that one of them could avoid a single vertebral fracture.
occurs more frequently in participants in non-weight-bearing sports like bicycling or swimming than in participants in weight-bearing sports like powerlifting and running, since bone-loading exercise tends to protect or possibly increase bone mineral density.
The major morbidity is a risk of fasting hypoglycemia, which can vary in severity and frequency. Major long-term concerns include growth delay,
, and neurologic damage resulting in developmental delay, intellectual deficits, and personality changes.
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