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Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: lessons from Cushing's syndrome.

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Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis (GIO) is the most frequent form of secondary bone disorders. Most of our knowledge on its pathogenesis and treatment has been obtained by investigating patients treated with exogenous glucocorticoids. This review will focus on the bone disorder in endogenous Cushing's syndrome, updating recent advances in its pathophysiology, diagnostic aspects and the various predictors which are important in determining bone mineral density (BMD) and fracture risk. We now...

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10.1111/cen.12189

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
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Author
Journal:
Clinical endocrinology More from this journal
Volume:
79
Issue:
1
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2013-07-01
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EISSN:
1365-2265
ISSN:
0300-0664
Language:
English
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uuid:cb85bd96-f049-4a22-8b83-aba405ab3999
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pubs:406149
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406149
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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