Bone status in multiple sclerosis: beyond corticosteroids.

  title={Bone status in multiple sclerosis: beyond corticosteroids.},
  author={Sansin T{\"u}z{\"u}n and Ayşe G{\"u}l Koçak Altintaş and Ilhan Karacan and Saliha Tang{\"u}rek and Sebahattin Saip and Aksel Siva},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  volume={9 6},
The aim of this study was to determine the possible factors affecting bone mineral density (BMD) in multiple sclerosis (MS). In this cross-sectional study, 65 clinically definite MS patients and 72 comparable controls were prospectively evaluated. To assess bone mineral metabolism in MS, the BMD of the lumbar spine and hip (femoral neck, trochanter and total) was measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, and serum vitamin D and parathyroid hormone levels and biochemical markers of bone… CONTINUE READING


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