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Number and type of vertebral deformities: epidemiological characteristics and relation to back pain and height loss. European Vertebral Osteoporosis Study Group.

Abstract:

Vertebral deformity is the classical hallmark of osteoporosis. Three types of vertebral deformity are usually described: crush, wedge and biconcave deformities. However, there are few data concerning the descriptive epidemiology of the individual deformity types, and differences in their underlying pathogenesis and clinical impact remain uncertain. The aim of this study was to compare the epidemiological characteristics of the three types of vertebral deformity and to explore the relationship...

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10.1007/s001980050138

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
9
Issue:
3
Pages:
206-213
Publication date:
1999-01-01
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:12ce01d2-7c20-4fe7-b28d-0d6b08f69adc
Source identifiers:
125792
Local pid:
pubs:125792

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