Etiology of senile osteoporosis - A hypothesis

Atik, O. Sahap
Uslu, M. Murad
Eksioglu, Fatih
Satana, Tolgay
Osteoporosis is a major health problem characterized by compromised bone strength predisposing patients to an increased risk of fracture. It may cause morbidity and mortality in elderly men and women. The etiologic factors that lead to senile osteoporosis still are unclear.


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Citation Formats
O. S. Atik, M. M. Uslu, F. Eksioglu, and T. Satana, “Etiology of senile osteoporosis - A hypothesis,” CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, pp. 25–27, 2006, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: