24.7 MB (1.5 MB compressed)
2465 x 3498 pixels
20.8 x 29.7 cm ⏐ 8.2 x 11.7 in (300dpi)
JAMES CAVALLINI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JAMES CAVALLINI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
MNR image of a deformation in two lumbar vertebrae caused by a reduction of the bone structure in a patient with osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a disease occurring most commonly in post-menopausal women and is characterized by bones becoming extremely porous and subject to fracture.
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