[The risk of developing osteoporosis in rheumatic diseases].

  title={[The risk of developing osteoporosis in rheumatic diseases].},
  author={Jan Dequeker and A Vertraeten and D M Gevers and Piet P. Geusens},
  journal={Klinicheskaia meditsina},
  volume={67 7},
Although osteoporosis is frequently associated with rheumatic diseases, at present it is not clear if osteoporosis is due to local factors as for example disease and inflammation, or to a systemic factor related to the rheumatic condition. In this review the present stage of knowledge on the inverse relationship between primary osteoarthritis and primary… CONTINUE READING