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Causes of Primary osteoporosis

List of causes of Primary osteoporosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Primary osteoporosis) that could possibly cause Primary osteoporosis includes:

  • Postmenopausal decrease in oestrogen levels, which results in a rapid depletion of calcium from the skeleton
  • Resorption and formation of bone are no longer coordinated, and bone breakdown overcomes bone building. This occurs with increasing age

Common Causes of Primary osteoporosis

Following is a list of common causes of Primary osteoporosis:

  • Estrogen deficiency
  • Changes associated with aging

Primary osteoporosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Primary osteoporosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Primary osteoporosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Primary osteoporosis may be found in:


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