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Osteoporosis

"Osteoporosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteoporosis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Osteoporosis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 49 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2005 and 2008 and 2017
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