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Bisphosphonate

The zebra stripe sign occurs where children with osteogenesis imperfecta have been treated with cyclical bisphosphonate therapy, e.g. pamidronate. When the drug is delivered in cycles, dense bone is formed while treatment is being given. This results in dense stripes across the metaphyses of bones which can be visualized radiographically.

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from Harvard Health

Shunning osteoporosis treatment isn’t a wise decision for most women

Women have a 30% lifetime risk of an osteoporotic fracture, but some are forgoing effective bisphosphonate therapies because they fear side effects like jaw necrosis and thigh fractures that occur in less than 1% of women taking bisphosphonates.

from Harvard Health

Shunning osteoporosis treatment isn’t a wise decision for most women

Women have a 30% lifetime risk of an osteoporotic fracture, but some are forgoing effective bisphosphonate therapies because they fear side effects like jaw necrosis and thigh fractures that occur in less than 1% of women taking bisphosphonates.

Bisphosphonate für Brustkrebspatientinnen

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With the rising prevalence of oral bisphosphonate use and wet age-related macular degeneration, we must ask ourselves if the two are related.