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Osteoporosis

5 Causes of Osteoporosis

11/03/2004

Question:

What are 5 causes of osteoporosis?

Answer:

A number of factors have been associated with osteoporosis. See examples below:
Smoking
Corticosteroid use
Hyperthyroidism
Hyperparathyroidism
Anticonvulsant use

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Response by:

Margery   Gass, MD Margery Gass, MD
Formely, Professor, Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati