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A study of the decrease of skin collagen content, skin thickness, and bone mass in the postmenopausal woman.

@article{Brincat1987ASO,
  title={A study of the decrease of skin collagen content, skin thickness, and bone mass in the postmenopausal woman.},
  author={Mark Brincat and S. Kabalan and John W W Studd and Caje F Moniz and June de Trafford and Julie Montgomery},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1987},
  volume={70 6},
  pages={
          840-5
        }
}
  • Mark Brincat, S. Kabalan, +3 authors Julie Montgomery
  • Published in Obstetrics and gynecology 1987
  • Medicine
  • The skin collagen content, skin thickness, metacarpal index, and forearm bone mineral content in postmenopausal women showed a similar decline of between 1-2% per year after the menopause. All four parameters showed a decline that was significant when compared with the years from the menopause. Significant correlations between all four parameters suggest that a similar pathology causes the decrease in bone mass and skin thickness--a decline in the connective tissue element that is common to… CONTINUE READING

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