Review Article

Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 841-853

First online:

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Metabolic bone disease: what has changed in 30 years?
  • Murali SundaramAffiliated withDiagnostic Radiology, MSK, Cleveland Clinic Email author 

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To provide an update on imaging of metabolic bone disease based on new developments, findings, and changing practices over the past 30 years.

Materials and methods

Literature review of osteoporosis, osteomalacia, renal osteodystrophy, Paget’s disease, bisphosphonates, with an emphasis on imaging.


Cited references and pertinent findings.


Significant developments have occurred in the imaging of metabolic bone disease over the past 30 years.


Imaging Osteoporosis Osteomalacia Renal osteodystrophy Paget’s disease Bisphosphonates