Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis
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2010-10-06 07:07:18
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Osteoporosis
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  1. Describe type I osteoporosis
    TYPE I: POSTMENOPAUSAL 45-55 Yrs —Affects cancellous (trabecular) bone primarily
  2. Describe type II
    —TYPE II: AGE-RELATED > 75 Yrs —Affects cancellous and compact bone
  3. —Related to poor calcium absorption ?
    Trabecular bone, spongy, forms the internal sturcture of bones within the shell of cortical (long) bones. Conc. In vertebral bodies, pelvis, and other flat bones, ribs, and end of long bones.
  4. Name some osteoporosis risk factors
    • —Early menopause < 48
    • —Amennorhea
    • —Teenage pregnancy
    • —Small bone frame, thin
    • —Fair skin
    • —Chronic steroids
    • —Family Hx
    • —Low Ca++ intake
    • Sedentary
    • —Smoking
    • —ETOH, soft drink abuse
    • —Weight less than 127 #
  5. OSTEOPOROSIS
    Signs & Symptoms
    • —Back pain
    • —Gum disease
    • —Loss of height
    • Dorsal kyphosis
    • —Little nails
    • —Extreme fatigue
    • —Foot or leg cramps
    • —Fracture

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