Osteoporosis: steroid-induced

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Longstanding severe inflammatory bowel disease.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Modality: CT

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
Case created: 9th Nov 2008
Last edited: 10th Nov 2016
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