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Osteoporosis Secondary Causes

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Osteoporosis Secondary Causes

  • Causes
  • Endocrine Causes
  • Causes
  • Nutrition
  1. Vitamin D Deficiency (very common in elderly)
    1. Community-dwelling elderly: 36% men, 47% women
    2. Long-term Care Residents: 80-100% Prevalence
  2. Alcoholism or Alcohol use more than 2 drinks per day
  3. Gastric Bypass Surgery
  4. Malabsorption syndromes (esp. Celiac Sprue)
  5. Malnutrition
  6. Vitamin A Excess
  7. Anorexia Nervosa (and Female Athlete Triad)
  8. Bulimia Nervosa
  9. Calcium deficiency (e.g. Hypercalciuria)
  • Causes
  • Malignancy
  1. Multiple Myeloma
  2. Leukemia
  3. Lymphoma
  4. Ectopic ACTH Syndrome
  • Causes
  • Neurologic
  1. Seizure Disorder
  2. Multiple Sclerosis
  3. Parkinonism
  4. Spinal cord injury
  5. Cerebrovascular Accident