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Related to Senile osteoporosis: osteomalacia, Postmenopausal osteoporosis
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doddering

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exhibiting the mental and physical deterioration often accompanying old age

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mentally or physically infirm with age

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Differences between the postmenopausal and senile osteoporosis syndromes.
Possible role in pathogenesis of senile osteoporosis.
But in elderly patients, there is a risk of iatrogenic fracture because of senile osteoporosis.
gov/pubmed/23638215) Overexpression of integrin a2 promotes osteogenic differentiation of hBMSCs from senile osteoporosis through the ERK pathway .
22 This significant inverse correlation of urinary calcium and phosphate with BMD at hip bone as seen in osteoporotic females in our study reveals, that in senile osteoporosis proportionate loss of both cortical and trabecular bone and increased risk of hip and vertebral fractures, compared to the osteoporosis occurring within 10 years after menopause in which there is more trabecular bone loss leading to vertebral crush fractures.
Primary type 2 or senile osteoporosis occurs in people aged 75 and older and is seen in females and males in a 2:1 ratio.