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Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.198.579.610
C18.452.104.579.610
Unique ID
D015663
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015663
Annotation
in females; don't forget also check tags HUMANS + FEMALE; corresponding age-related osteoporosis in men goes under OSTEOPOROSIS
Scope Note
Metabolic disorder associated with fractures of the femoral neck, vertebrae, and distal forearm. It occurs commonly in women within 15-20 years after menopause, and is caused by factors associated with menopause including estrogen deficiency.
Entry Term(s)
Bone Loss, Perimenopausal
Bone Loss, Postmenopausal
Osteoporosis, Post-Menopausal
Perimenopausal Bone Loss
Postmenopausal Bone Loss
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
NLM Classification #
WE 250
Previous Indexing
Menopause (1966-1989)
Osteoporosis (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90; BONE LOSS, PERIMENOPAUSAL; BONE LOSS, POSTMENOPAUSAL; PERIMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS; & POSTMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS were see OSTEOPOROSIS 1987-89
Online Note
use OSTEOPOROSIS to search BONE LOSS, PERIMENOPAUSAL; BONE LOSS, POSTMENOPAUSAL; PERIMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS; & POSTMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS 1987-89
History Note
90; BONE LOSS, PERIMENOPAUSAL; BONE LOSS, POSTMENOPAUSAL; PERIMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS; & POSTMENOPAUSAL BONE LOSS were see OSTEOPOROSIS 1987-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/25
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal Preferred
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