[Association between bone mineral density and erosive and destructive changes in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: preliminary results].

AIM To obtain information on and to study an association between the erosive and destructive changes in the hand and foot joints, bone mineral density (BMD) in different parts of the skeleton and the X-ray alterations in the thoracic and lumbar vertebrae of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). SUBJECTS AND METHODS The investigation enrolled 66 women… CONTINUE READING