Bone fragility in Asian and Caucasian men.

  title={Bone fragility in Asian and Caucasian men.},
  author={Yunbo Duan and Erik R. Seeman},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  volume={31 1},
Hip and vertebral fractures are a public health problem in men of Asian and Caucasian origin. Inferences regarding gender and racial/ethnic differences in fracture rates must be made cautiously as problems in case ascertainment and classification of hip fractures, and problems in defining what constitutes a vertebral 'fracture' have not been solved. However, methodological issues probably do not entirely account for the heterogeneity of fracture patterns. There is likely to be a wide variation… CONTINUE READING