Distribution of Male Osteoporosis Patients According to Age, Classification, and Fracture


Sucuoglu H. , Koyuncu H.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.18, no.1, pp.13-17, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/imj.2016.26234
  • Title of Journal : ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-17

Abstract

Objective: For years, osteoporosis has been recognized as a disease affecting women. However, in recent years, it has been found that male osteoporosis is not as rare as it was thought to be, and fractures in men are an important public health problem. Therefore, we aimed to present the distribution of male osteoporosis patients according to their ages and diagnosis.