Definition Osteoporosis is a state of ‘low bone mass’, routinely measured using noninvasive densito - metric techniques, accompanied by the disproportionate occurrence of characteristic fragility fractures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRheumatology
Subtitle of host publicationA Color Handbook
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages30
ISBN (Electronic)9781840766349
ISBN (Print)9781840761733
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Mikuls, T. R., Moore, G. F., Anderson, J., & Feely, M. (2013). Other rheumatic conditions. In Rheumatology: A Color Handbook (pp. 181-210). CRC Press.