Osteoporosis

  • Postmenopausal osteoporosis is seen in Decreased serum calcium
  • Non hormonal drug to prevent post menopausal osteoporosis is Alendronate
  • Intranasal calcitonin is given for a 65 year old post-menopausal lady suffering from osteoporosis 
  • The success of estrogen and estrogen-like drugs in combating osteoporosis in postmenopausal women may indicate that estrogen Inhibits osteoclastic activity
  • Vertebral compression fracture is the most frequent presentation of osteoporosis
  • Glucocorticoids have a side effect of osteoporosis
  • Cushing’s syndrome, Anorexia nervosa & Acromegaly are associated with osteoporosis
  • Intranasal calcitonin is given in Post menopausal osteoporosis
  • Strontium ranelate is used in osteoporosis acts both by decreasing the resorption of bone as well as inducing new bone formation
  • Calcitriol, Estrogen & Vitamin D are treatment of osteoporosis
  • Vitamin beneficial in osteoporosis in combination with Vitamin D is Vitamin K
  • GnRH analogues causes osteoporosis on long-term use
  • The commonest cause of pathological fracture is generalized affection is Osteoporosis
  • The most common cause of fracture in a patient with Hemophilia is Osteoporosis and Restricted Joint Movement
  • Osteoporosis is caused by Sarcoidosis, Old age & Steroid therapy
  • Osteoporosis is seen in Thyrotoxicosis, Menopause
  • The most common manifestation of osteoporosis is Compression fracture of the spine
  • Steroid, Thyroxine & Heparin cause osteoporosis
  • Codfish vertebrae are seen in Osteoporosis
  • Estrogen deficiency leads to Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis is characterized by Decreased bone mineral density
  • Dorsolumbar spine is the most common site of osteoporotic fracture
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy is seen in Osteoporosis
  • A 70 years old female is on treatment with Alendronate for 7 years for osteoporosis. Now she complains of pain in right thigh'at is the next investigation to be performed is X-ray
  • Gold standard for diagnosis of osteoporosis is DEXA
  • In osteoporosis, bone formation is increased by Teriparatide
  • Osteoporosis is most common cause of kyphotic deformity
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