Osteoporosis: steroid-induced

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Longstanding severe inflammatory bowel disease.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years

Diffuse osteopaenia with cortical thinning and multilevel vertebral crush fractures. 

Case Discussion

This patient has been on long-standing corticosteroids with resultant secondary osteoporosis

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Case information

rID: 4947
Published: 9th Nov 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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