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Younger men and women show similar rates of osteopenia

Key clinical point: Osteopenia can occur in both sexes from age 35 to 50 years.

Major finding: More than 25% of each sex had osteopenia at the femoral neck.

Study details: The cross-sectional study comprised 173 participants.

Disclosures: None of the authors reported any financial disclosures.


Bass MA et al. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2019;119(6):357-63.