Cortical thinning and progressive cortical porosity in female patients with systemic lupus erythematosus on long-term glucocorticoids: a 2-year case-control study
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AbstractA summary In this study, we characterized longitudinal changes of volumetric bone mineral density and cortical and trabecular microstructure at the distal radius using HR-pQCT in female systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients on long-term glucocorticoids. Cortical thinning and increased cortical porosity are the major features of longitudinal microstructural deterioration in SLE patients.
All Author(s) ListZhu TY, Griffith JF, Qin L, Hung VWY, Fong TN, Au SK, Tang XL, Kun EW, Kwok AW, Leung PC, Li EK, Tam LS
Journal nameOsteoporosis International
Year2015
Month6
Day1
Volume Number26
Issue Number6
PublisherSpringer Verlag (Germany)
Pages1759 - 1771
ISSN0937-941X
eISSN1433-2965
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsBone microstructure; Glucocorticoids; HR-pQCT; Osteoporosis; Systemic lupus erythematosus
Web of Science Subject CategoriesEndocrinology & Metabolism

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