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Medicina Legal de Costa Rica

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PEREZ ROJAS, José Miguel  and  MAROTO FERNANDEZ, Karen Eudolia. Primary Osteoporosis: Stratification of the Risk of Fracture in Primary Care. Med. leg. Costa Rica [online]. 2018, vol.35, n.1, pp.84-93. ISSN 2215-5287.

Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder characterized by compromised bone strenght, which predisposes to the development of fragility fractures. The diagnosis of osteoporosis is established by the presence of a true fragility or, in patients who have never sustained a fragility fracture, by measurement of bone mineral density.

Keywords : Primary osteoporosis; post menopause; bone densitometry.

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