Androgen deficiency and bone mineral density in men with rheumatoid arthritis.


OBJECTIVE To investigate the prevalence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in a group of men with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); and to analyze the relationship between sex hormone status and bone mineral density (BMD), taking into account disease activity, disease duration, and corticosteroid intake. METHODS Clinical and demographic details were collected on 50… (More)