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Treatment of Osteoporosis (cont.)

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Media file 1: The image on the left shows decreased bone density in osteoporosis. The image on the right shows normal bone density.
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Media file 2: Arrow indicates vertebral fractures.
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Media file 3: A. Normal spine, B. Moderately osteoporotic spine, C. Severely osteoporotic spine.
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Media file 4: Hormone replacement therapy causes calcium to be retained in bone cells. Calcium increases bone strength.
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