High prevalence of morphometric vertebral deformities in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

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Heijckmann, AC; Huijberts, MSP; Schoon, EJ; GEUSENS, Piet; de Vries, J.; Menheere, Paul P. C. A.; van der Veer, E.; Wolffenbuttel, BHR; Stockbrugger, RW; Dumitrescu, B; Kruseman, ACN;
(2008)
  • Publisher: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
  • Subject: bone mineral density; bone turnover; dual energy X-ray absorptiometry; inflammatory bowel disease; vertebral deformities

Background Earlier studies have documented that the prevalence of decreased bone mineral density (BMD) is elevated in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence of vertebral deformities in inflammatory bowel d... View more
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