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Osteoporosis and Calcium (cont.)

Osteoporosis Pictures

The image on the left shows decreased bone density in osteoporosis. The image on the right shows normal bone density.
The image on the left shows decreased bone density in osteoporosis. The image on the right shows normal bone density.

Arrow indicates vertebral fractures.
Arrow indicates vertebral fractures.

A. Normal spine, B. Moderately osteoporotic spine, C. Severely osteoporotic spine.
A. Normal spine, B. Moderately osteoporotic spine, C. Severely osteoporotic spine.

REFERENCE:

"Calcium and Vitamin D: What You Need to Know." National Osteoporosis Foundation. <http://www.nof.org>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/24/2016

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