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SA Orthopaedic Journal

versão On-line ISSN 2309-8309
versão impressa ISSN 1681-150X

SA orthop. j. vol.8 no.3 Centurion Jan. 2009




Part III: Metabolic bone disease: Recent developments in the pathogenesis of endocrine-, drug-, genetic-, renal-, HIV-, and malignancy-induced bone disease



EJ Raubenheimer

MChD, PhD, DSc; Chief Specialist: Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic, Faculty of Health Sciences, Medunsa Campus, University of Limpopo





A thorough understanding of the pathogenesis of bone changes is a prerequisite for the prevention and effective management of skeletal debilitation resulting from metabolic derangements. This article deals with recent developments in the pathogenesis of bone disease as a result of endocrine abnormalities, drugs, genetic and renal diseases, HIV and malignancy.


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Prof EJ Raubenheimer
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MEDUNSA Campus: University of Limpopo
South Africa
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Part II of this article was published in SA Orthopaedic Journal 2009, Vol. 8, No. 1.
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