OBO ID: DOID:0060343
Term Name: glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • steroid-induced osteoporosis
Definition: An osteoporosis caused by chronic glucocorticoid use. Glucocorticoids impair the replication, differentiation and function of osteoblasts and induce the apoptosis of mature osteoblasts and osteocytes; the also favor osteoclastogenesis leading to an increase in bone resorption. (2)
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Ontology: Human Disease   (DOID:0060343)
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