Inflammatory bowel disease and bone decreased bone mineral density

Tadakazu Hisamatsu, Yasuyo Wada, Takanori Kanai

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Metabolic bone diseases such as osteopenia and osteoporosis increase the risk of bone fracture that negatively affects quality of life of individuals. Patients with inflammatory bowel disease(IBD), including ulcerative colitis(UC)and Crohn's disease(CD), have been shown to be at increased risk of decreased bone mineral density, however frequency of metabolic bone disease in IBD and identified risk factors are varied among reports.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1639-1644
Number of pages6
JournalClinical calcium
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Nov 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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