Male osteoporosis

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Abstract

Osteoporosis develops in males approximately 10 years later than in females. Low vitamin D is a common problem. Decline in testosterone represents a major cause for osteoporosis in men. Bisphosphonates are the treatment of choice for osteoporosis in older males.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-309
Number of pages9
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2010

Keywords

  • Bone mineral density
  • Male gender
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis-related fracture

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