Fandom

House Wiki

Osteopenia

6,715pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Osteopenia describes a lower than normal bone density. It is defined by having bone density lower than 70% of thirty year old females. It is most common in women after menopause.

Unless the patient suffers a broken bone, osteopenia is usually not problematic and does not indicate an underlying pathology. As such, there is a great deal of controversy as to whether the condition requires any treatment at all. It is theorized osteopenia will be followed by osteoporosis, which is a serious condition that is difficult to treat, but the research on this issue does not show a clear connection.

Osteopenia at Wikipedia

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.