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Osteoporosis: Introduction & Causes

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Osteoporosis: Introduction & Causes by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Bone Disease.


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    1. Imbalance in bone remodeling favoring osteoclast activity
    2. Decrease in estrogen leading to increased osteoblast activity
    3. Bone remodeling that results deposition of large amounts of weak bone material
    4. Inability to mineralize osteoid
    5. Increased osteoclast activity due to increased estrogen levels
    1. It controls the number of activated osteoclasts
    2. Stimulates bone resorption
    3. Helps to control calcium homeostasis without bone resorption
    4. It increases in later decades of life
    5. Increases expression of RANK-L
    1. Pancytopenia
    2. Microarchitecture of bone
    3. Loss of trabeculae
    4. Microfractures
    5. Compression fractures

    Author of lecture Osteoporosis: Introduction & Causes

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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