Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 841–853

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Metabolic bone disease: what has changed in 30 years?
Review Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00256-009-0666-1

Cite this article as:
Sundaram, M. Skeletal Radiol (2009) 38: 841. doi:10.1007/s00256-009-0666-1



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.


ImagingOsteoporosisOsteomalaciaRenal osteodystrophyPaget’s diseaseBisphosphonates

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Diagnostic Radiology, MSKCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA