Bone disorders in chronic liver disease.


Osteomalacia rarely occurs in adult patients with chronic liver disease despite a low serum vitamin D level being reported in up to two-thirds of patients with cirrhosis. In contrast, osteoporosis, which increases the risk of vertebral fractures, occurs in 12%-55% of patients with cirrhosis. Although the prevalence is probably falling, as shown by a fall… (More)


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@article{Collier2007BoneDI, title={Bone disorders in chronic liver disease.}, author={Jane D. Collier}, journal={Hepatology}, year={2007}, volume={46 4}, pages={1271-8} }