Osteoporosis with osteoblasts and osteoclasts activity

Osteoporosis

In osteoporosis, the coupling mechanism between osteoclasts and osteoblasts is thought to be unable to keep up with the constant microtrauma to bone.

  • Osteoclasts require weeks to resorb bone.
  • Osteoblasts need months to produce new bone

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