Secondary osteoporosis. Diagnostic considerations.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

This article discusses the important secondary causes of osteoporosis that contribute significantly to bone loss and that seem to increase fracture risk, including hypogonadism, endogenous and exogenous thyroxine excess, hyperparathyroidism, malignancies, gastrointestinal diseases, medications, vices, and connective tissue diseases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Harper, KD; Weber, TJ

Published Date

  • June 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 27 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 325 - 348

PubMed ID

  • 9669141

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-8529

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0889-8529(05)70008-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States