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Sternum becoming thicker. Going through menopause. Normal?

I have a friend that says her sternum is now thicker than before. She is menopausal and I have felt the difference myself. Is this something to be concerned with? I am a physical therapist and friend of this woman. There seems to be a definite change in the sternum. It seems to be more rounded and larger than before. She has not seen an MD.
Asked On : Sat, 7 Jul 2012
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in menu pause , osteoporosis is expected. Bone density test is recommended. in your patient you may advise bone density test. she may require calcium therapy You may consult orthopedic surgeon for opinion. .
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