Basic and clinical aspects of osteoporosis in inflammatory bowel disease.

  title={Basic and clinical aspects of osteoporosis in inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Lorena Rodr{\'i}guez-Bores and Josu{\'e} Barahona-Garrido and Jes{\'u}s K Yamamoto-Furusho},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={13 46},
Low bone mineral density and the increased risk of fracture in gastrointestinal diseases have a multifactorial pathogenesis. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis and osteopenia and epidemiologic studies have reported an increased prevalence of low bone mass in patients with IBD. Certainly, genetics play an important role, along with other factors such as systemic inflammation, malnutrition, hypogonadism, glucocorticoid therapy in IBD and… CONTINUE READING
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