Fracture experience of patients with coeliac disease: a population based survey.

@article{Thomason2003FractureEO,
  title={Fracture experience of patients with coeliac disease: a population based survey.},
  author={Kevin Thomason and Joe West and Richard F.A. Logan and Christine Coupland and Geoffrey K T Holmes},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={518-22}
}
BACKGROUND While coeliac disease is now recognised as being associated with both osteoporosis and osteomalacia, the size of any increase in the risk of fracture in patients with coeliac disease compared with the general population has not been quantified. AIM To examine the fracture experience of adults with coeliac disease compared with the general population. SUBJECTS Patients with coeliac disease diagnosed in adulthood and born before 1950, selected from two large population based… CONTINUE READING

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