Glucocorticoid Excess Affects Cortical Bone Geometry in Premenopausal, but not Postmenopausal, Women

Glucocorticoid (GC) excess causes a great increase in fracture risk, but the effects of GC excess on cortical bone geometry are unknown. The present study was performed to examine the effects of GC excess on cortical bone geometry in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. Ninety-six women receiving oral GC treatments and 10 women with Cushing syndrome… (More)