Figure 2.

The direct and indirect effects of glucocorticoids on bone leading to glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis and fractures. Figure obtained with permission from [4]. CSF, colony stimulating factor; GH, growth hormone; IGF, insulin-like growth factor; RANKL, Receptor activator of nuclear factor-kappa B ligand.

Desai and Solomon Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:127   doi:10.1186/ar3035
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