Pregnancy-associated osteoporosis: preliminary densitometric evidence of extremely rapid recovery of bone mineral density.

Pregnancy-associated osteoporosis (PAO) is considered a rare complication of pregnancy and lactation, but the actual incidence is unknown. Pregnancy-associated osteoporosis is self-limited and usually does not recur during subsequent pregnancies, but little is known about its pathogenesis or the dynamics of bone density during the evolution and recovery… CONTINUE READING