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Vol 60, No 2 (2009)
Review article
Published online: 2009-03-27
Submitted: 2013-02-15
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Senile osteoporosis

Luiza Napiórkowska, Edward Franek
Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(2):110-114.

open access

Vol 60, No 2 (2009)
Review article
Published online: 2009-03-27
Submitted: 2013-02-15

Abstract

The presented paper aims to summarize knowledge regarding senile osteoporosis. The article highlights high prevalence of the disease and the burden caused by osteoporotic fractures on the healthcare system. It describes shortly a complex ethiopathogenesis, in which vitamin D deficiency, other hormonal disturbances, protein-energy malnutrition, dysfunction of neuromuscular system and other factors may play a role. Possible diagnostics (x-rays, dual x-ray absorptiometry, 10-years fracture risk) and therapeutic methods are also presented.

Abstract

The presented paper aims to summarize knowledge regarding senile osteoporosis. The article highlights high prevalence of the disease and the burden caused by osteoporotic fractures on the healthcare system. It describes shortly a complex ethiopathogenesis, in which vitamin D deficiency, other hormonal disturbances, protein-energy malnutrition, dysfunction of neuromuscular system and other factors may play a role. Possible diagnostics (x-rays, dual x-ray absorptiometry, 10-years fracture risk) and therapeutic methods are also presented.
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Keywords

senile osteoporosis; diagnostics; management; FRAX

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Title

Senile osteoporosis

Journal

Endokrynologia Polska

Issue

Vol 60, No 2 (2009)

Pages

110-114

Published online

2009-03-27

Bibliographic record

Endokrynologia Polska 2009;60(2):110-114.

Keywords

senile osteoporosis
diagnostics
management
FRAX

Authors

Luiza Napiórkowska
Edward Franek

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