Effects Of Osteoporosis On Vertebral Column
Effects Of Osteoporosis On Vertebral Column

A. Early to moderate osteoporosis, characterized by vertical striation in the vertebral bodies. B. Later, the striated pattern is lost as the continued loss of trabecular bone produces uniform radiolucency (less white, more “transparent”). In contrast, the cortical bone, while thinned, appears relatively prominent. C. Late osteoporosis in the thoracic region of the vertebral column […]

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