J Korean Soc Osteoporos.  2010 Apr;8(1):1-8.

Osteopenia: When, How Long and Whom to Treat?

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  • 1Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Tanvir Hospital, India. drmeeta919@gmail.com

Abstract

Osteopenia or low bone mass is defined as T-Score between -1 and -2.5. The clinical translation of Osteopenia is two fold increase in fracture risk. Osteopenia along with other clinical risk factors increase the likelihood of osteoporotic fractures.

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Osteopenia; Fracture
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