The image on the left shows decreased bone density in osteoporosis. The image on the right shows normal bone density.
The arrow indicates vertebral fractures.
A. Normal spine, B. Moderately osteoporotic spine, C. Severely osteoporotic spine
Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
"Overview of the management of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women"
"Screening for osteoporosis"
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/9/2014
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