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Score of Roux et al for Predicting a Vertebral Fracture in a Postmenopausal Woman with Osteoporosis and Back Pain

Purpose:

To identify a postmenopausal woman with back pain who should have imaging studies of the spine based on the score of Roux et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

M80

Description:

Roux et al developed a score for predicting vertebral fractures in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and back pain. This can help identify women who should have imaging studies of the spine performed. The authors are from the Universite Paris-Descartes.

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