Secondary Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is rare in children and adolescents and when it does occur, it is usually caused by an underlying medical disorder or by medications used to treat the disorder. This is called secondary osteoporosis – sometimes, however, there is no identifiable cause of osteoporosis in a child and this is known as idiopathic osteoporosis. Whatever the causes, juvenile osteoporosis can […]

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