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Who is at risk of osteoporosis?

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This contribution assesses who is at risk of osteoporosis, by delineating the key risk factors involved in the condition. Osteoporosis represents a major public health problem through its association with fragility fractures, primarily of the hip, spine and distal forearm. Some risk factors for fragility fracture act through bone mineral density (BMD), for example female gender, asian or Caucasian race, premature menopause, primary or secondary amenorrhoea, primary and secondary hypogonadism ...

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10.1383/wohm.2006.3.4.152

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Women's Health Medicine
Volume:
3
Issue:
4
Pages:
152-154
Publication date:
2006-07-01
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ISSN:
1744-1870
URN:
uuid:0a6d2d61-992f-44f4-bc90-b61c59fe2056
Source identifiers:
127023
Local pid:
pubs:127023

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