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Bone diseases

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Gamma-glutamyl transferase - Lab Tests Online AU

To screen for liver disease or alcohol abuse; and to help your doctor tell whether a raised level of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is due to liver or bone disease

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Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide

Perthes disease is the name applied to a condition affecting the upper end, or head, of the thigh bone (femur), where it enters into the formation of the hip joint. In this condition, the growing part of the head of the bone goes through a series of changes, in which it softens, breaks up into fragments, and then gradually re-forms. It is not contagious.

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Platelet count - Lab Tests Online AU

As part of a full blood count (FBC) or to diagnose or monitor a bone marrow disorder or blood disease

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Knock knees - myDr.com.au

Knock knees (genu valgum) is common in young children. The legs usually straighten as the child grows.

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Acid Reflux and Heartburn | myVMC

Heartburn or acid reflux is a symptom of the disorder gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). It is described as a gripping discomfort situated below the breast bone.

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Osgood-Schlatter disease - myDr.com.au

Osgood-Schlatter disease causes knee pain in teenagers. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Thyroid disease and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become fragile, leading to a higher risk of breaks or fractures. A minor bump or fall can be enough to cause a break in someone with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is more common in people with thyroid conditio ns than in the general population. This factsheet explains how thyroid disease can affect your bones, how to find out if you are at risk of osteoporosis, and what you can do to help protect your bone health

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Brain Foundation | Gaucher Disease

Gaucher Disease Gaucher Disease Read more at Virtual Medical Centre Description Gaucher disease is an inherited illness caused by a gene mutation

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Bone markers - Lab Tests Online AU

Bone Resorption Markers; Bone Formation Markers; Bone Turnover Tests; N-telopeptide; NTx; C-telopeptide; CTx; Deoxypyridinoline; DPD; Pyridinium Crosslinks; Tartrate-resistant Acid Phosphatase; TRAP; Bone-specific Alkaline Phosphatase; Osteocalcin; Procollagen Type 1 N-Terminal Propeptide; P1NP

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Active kids

Child's play, physical activity and exercise is vital as well as caring for kid's feet. Common foot conditions include flat feet, bow legs and knock knees.

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