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The clinic goals are both prevention and treatment. Screening and monitoring of at risk children is essential to prevent problems. Treatment with bone-strengthening therapies is essential to avoid the consequences of bone disease including deformity, pain, growth delay, fractures or other bone-related disabilities.
Worrisome problems needing evaluation include:
The bone health clinic provides a specialized clinic to investigate concerns and directs various treatments such as bisphosphonate therapy in those children with specific bone disorders.
The clinic offers a number of advantages from traditional endocrine clinic experience:
Rare problems seen:
Some of the more recognizable bone disorders seen in clinic include:
Common problems seen:
When you bring your child to Cook Children's, you can trust that every aspect of your child's care will be delivered by an amazing medical team, clinicians and caregivers, that includes:
Most endocrinology tests and services are available without a hospital stay; however, children who are seriously ill may be admitted to Cook Children's Medical Center for specialized physician care and monitoring.
If your child has been diagnosed, you probably have lots of questions. We can help. If you would like to schedule an appointment, refer a patient or speak to our staff, please call our offices at 682-885-7960.
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