Osteoporosis is an age-related disorder that causes the gradual loss of bone density and strength. When the thoracic vertebrae are affected, there can be a gradual collapse of the vertebrae. This results in kyphosis, an excessive curvature of the thoracic region.
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“Osteoporosis,” Open Educational Resource (OER) - UNM, accessed February 21, 2020, http://oer.unm.ac.id/items/show/1066.