Rickets is a bone disorder in which the child’s bones are softer and more sensitive, resulting in fractures and deformities. It is most often caused by: Reduced consumption of milk, leading to decreased [...]


Hypocalcaemia is a bone disorder caused by low blood calcium levels (under 8.5 mg/dL). Calcium is essential for the normal operation of a variety of body functions. Hence, it is very important to [...]


Hypercalcaemia is a calcium / bone disorder in which the child has very high levels of calcium in the blood. It is divided into three categories: Mild (11.9 mg/dL) Moderate (11.9+14.9 mg/dL) Severe [...]

Menstrual disorders

Menstrual disorders in girls may be associated to factors including stress, excessive exercise, obesity, as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), Turner syndrome or thyroid disorders. Menstrual Disorders: A regular cycle Menstruation, the [...]

Delayed puberty

Delayed puberty is an disorder that is not usually due to pathological causes. It is most often related to familial factors, and more rarely to tumours, endocrinopathies, syndromes (Klinefelter) or chronic diseases that [...]

Early puberty

Early or precocious puberty describes the condition in which the child’s body acquires the primary and secondary characteristics of its sex before the age of 8 for girls and 9 for boys. It [...]

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