HIV and bone mineral density.

@article{Mallon2010HIVAB,
  title={HIV and bone mineral density.},
  author={Patrick W. G. Mallon},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review details the clinical aspects and pathogenesis of low bone mineral density (BMD) in HIV, discusses broad management issues and outlines areas in which our understanding of this condition is incomplete. RECENT FINDINGS Low BMD is prevalent in HIV-infected patients, with traditional risk factors, HIV infection and exposure to antiretroviral therapy all contributing. The role of specific antiretrovirals in the development of low BMD remains controversial, but most… CONTINUE READING

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