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What is periarticular osteopenia?

Osteopenia refers to demineralized or under mineralized bones. Periarticular osteopenia is a lowering of density in the area of bones which surround a joint. Periarticular osteopenia is most common in the hands, but can occur around any joint.

What is osteopenia?

osteopenia refers to decreased calcification or density of bone. having osteopenia places a person at risk for developing osteoporosis, a more serious condition that causes bones to become brittle or possibly break. Bone deficiency