Osteoporosis in celiac disease and in endocrine and reproductive disorders.

@article{Stazi2008OsteoporosisIC,
  title={Osteoporosis in celiac disease and in endocrine and reproductive disorders.},
  author={Anna Velia Stazi and Antonello Trecca and Biagino Trinti},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={498-505}
}
As the increase in lifespan brings to light diseases that were previously not clinically detectable, osteoporosis has become an issue of worldwide significance. The disease is marked by a loss of bone mass; the bones become less dense, fragile and more prone to fracturing. Because it is regulated by endocrine and environmental factors, osteoporosis presents a multifactorial etiopathogenesis, with the genetic component accounting for 70% of an individual variation in bone mass density (BMD), the… CONTINUE READING
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