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Osteopenia
Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

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What are the symptoms of Osteopenia?

Even though this condition may initially present no symptoms, some factors that may indicate towards this condition are:

  • Localized pain in the affected bone
  • Weakness in the bone
  • Bone fracture may occur in extreme cases without pain

 

What are the complications of Osteopenia?

The major complication of this condition is its progression to osteoporosis, which is a condition wherein there is a greater risk of bone deterioration and bone fracture.

References: 
  • Osteopenia. WebMD. Available at: https://www.webmd.com/osteoporosis/guide/osteopenia-early-signs-of-bone-loss Accessed on June 28, 2020.
  • Osteopenia. Healthline. Available at: https://www.healthline.com/health/osteopenia Accessed on June 28, 2020.
  • Osteopenia. Health Harvad. Available at: https://www.health.harvard.edu/womens-health/osteopenia-when-you-have-weak-bones-but-not-osteoporosis Accessed on June 28, 2020.
  • Osteopenia. Medical News Day. Available at: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318321 Accessed on June 28, 2020.
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“The content of this publication has been developed by a third party content provider who is clinicians and/or medical writers and/or experts. The information contained herein is for educational purpose only and we request you to please consult a Registered Medical Practitioner or Doctor before deciding the appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan.”

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