Oral bisphosphonates in treatment of transient osteoporosis

L. Kibbi, Z. Touma, N. Khoury, Thurayya Arayssi

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Transient osteoporosis is a rare clinical syndrome of unknown etiology. It is believed that this syndrome is self-limiting; however, the data in the literature support the use of anti-resorptive agents that may reduce pain and decrease the duration of the illness. Herein, we describe two cases of transient osteoporosis of the hip and one case of transient osteoporosis of the knee where the use of oral bisphosphonates provided successful objective and subjective outcome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)529-532
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008
Externally publishedYes



  • Bisphosphonates
  • Transient osteoporosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology

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