Osteoporosis in men: diagnosis, pathophysiology, and prevention.

@article{Jackson1990OsteoporosisIM,
  title={Osteoporosis in men: diagnosis, pathophysiology, and prevention.},
  author={Jonathan A. Jackson and Michael Kleerekoper},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={137-52}
}
Osteoporosis in men is a significant problem in clinical medicine and in society in general. Systematic consideration of the differential diagnosis of osteopenia and osteoporosis in men is appropriate in every affected patient. Dynamic bone histomorphometry has diagnostic usefulness in some patients and has provided important pathogenetic implications by study of bone remodeling and turnover. Review of the multifactorial pathophysiology of age-related bone loss in men suggests that routine… CONTINUE READING

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