Chapter 58. Chapter 58. Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

  1. ASBMR
  1. Robert S. Weinstein

Published Online: 23 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch58

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism

How to Cite

ASBMR (2008) Chapter 58. Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis, in Primer on the Metabolic Bone Diseases and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470623992.ch58

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780977888214

Online ISBN: 9780470623992

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Keywords:

  • corticosteroid osteoporosis;
  • glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis;
  • 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase;
  • bone cell apoptosis;
  • fractures;
  • osteoblasts;
  • osteocytes;
  • osteoclasts;
  • histomorphometry;
  • BMD;
  • osteonecrosis;
  • cancellous bone;
  • cortical bone;
  • side effects;
  • kyphoplasty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Features

  • Bone Histomorphometry

  • Direct Effects of Glucocorticoids on Bone Cells

  • Indirect Effects of Glucocorticoids on Bone Cells

  • Osteonecrosis

  • Management of GI0