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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.

MeSH information
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.


publications
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteoporosis" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Osteoporosis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.