Heterogeneity in osteoporosis. Men versus women

E. S. Orwoll, M. Bliziotes

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Although osteoporotic fractures have long been considered a special problem for postmenopausal women, osteoporosis is also an important clinical issue in men. The causes and clinical spectrum of osteoporosis is similar in men and women, but there are definite gender differences that reflect sexual differences in skeletal development, age-related bone loss, and secondary causes of metabolic bone disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)671-689
Number of pages19
JournalRheumatic Disease Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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