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Authors: Alex J. Rai, PhD, Lori J. Sokoll, PhD Last modified: November 29, 2001
DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA
 
 
IMPORTANT POINTS/RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Causes of osetopenia include: endocrine deficiencies or disorders, osteomalacia, hereditary predispositions, drug-induced effects, and neoplasia.
 
REFERENCES
  1. W. Tabb Moore, James Simon, and Terry Taylor. ;  Diseases of Bone ;  Diagnostic Endocrinology, Second Edition. Edited by W. Tabb Moore and Richard C. Eastman. Mosby- Year Book, Inc. St. Louis, Missouri (1996).

  2. Daniel Spratt, Jacquelyn Loughlin, and Russell Kellett ;  Hypothalmic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis ;  Diagnostic Endocrinology, Second Edition. Edited by W. Tabb Moore and Richard C. Eastman. Mosby-Year Book, Inc. St. Louis, Missouri (1996).

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