Bone mineral density assessment in children with inflammatory bowel disease.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at risk for osteoporosis because of undernutrition, delayed puberty, and prolonged corticosteroid use. The aim of this study was to compare bone mineral density (BMD) in children with IBD with that in normal children and to assess the effects of nutritional and hormonal factors and… (More)

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@article{Gokhale1998BoneMD, title={Bone mineral density assessment in children with inflammatory bowel disease.}, author={Rajesh S. Gokhale and Murray J. Favus and Ted Karrison and M. Sutton and B. Rich and Barbara S. Kirschner}, journal={Gastroenterology}, year={1998}, volume={114 5}, pages={902-11} }