Orphanet: Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis

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Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis

Disease definition

Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis (IJO) is a primary condition of bone demineralization that presents with pain in the back and extremities, walking difficulties, multiple fractures, and radiological evidence of osteoporosis.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • IJO
    • Juvenile osteoporosis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Childhood, Adolescent
  • ICD-10: M81.5
  • OMIM: 259750  615221
  • UMLS: C0264080
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 6760
  • MedDRA: -
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