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Journal of Endocrinological Investigation

, Volume 16, Issue 10, pp 829–839 | Cite as

Estrogen status and bone mass in the premenopausal period: Is osteoporosis a developmental disease?

  • Roberto Civitelli
  • D. T. Villareal
  • R. Armamento-Villareal
Review Article

Key-words

Osteoporosis bone density menarche menopause pathogenesis estrogen 

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© Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Civitelli
    • 1
  • D. T. Villareal
    • 1
  • R. Armamento-Villareal
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Endocrinology and Bone and Mineral DiseaseThe Jewish Hospital Washington of University Medical CenterSt. Louis.USA

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