Histology Course S IX 3 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histology Course

S IX 3 osteoporosis HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: M81.0
 
 


72-year-old female, bone pain over the past several years, kyphoscoliosis. Suffered from a femur neck fracture 3 years previously. Death due to chronic heart failure and bronchopneumonia. Autopsy specimen of a lumbar vertebra.

- Generalised reduction of bone mass: scarce, thin bone trabeculae and thin compacta. The bone tissue and marrow are otherwise normal.