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  • Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and lose their strength.
  • Osteoporotic bones break more easily than normal bones.
  • Osteoporosis in children is a rare condition that is usually caused by an underlying medical condition.
  • Treatment depends on the cause, but may include dietary changes, a supervised exercise program and treatment for any underlying medical condition.

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Reviewed on: 06-09-2023