Prevalence of vertebral fractures in men with acromegaly.

  title={Prevalence of vertebral fractures in men with acromegaly.},
  author={Gherardo Mazziotti and Antonio Bianchi and Stefania Bonadonna and Vincenzo Cimino and Ilaria Patelli and Alessandra Fusco and Alfredo Pontecorvi and Laura de Marinis and Andrea Giustina},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  volume={93 12},
CONTEXT Data on osteoporotic fractures in acromegaly are limited. An increased prevalence of radiological vertebral fractures was already observed in postmenopausal women with active acromegaly. It is unknown whether this observation may reflect a more general increased risk of fractures in acromegaly. DESIGN This was a cross-sectional study. SETTING The study was conducted at referral centers. PATIENTS AND CONTROL SUBJECTS Subjects included 40 males with acromegaly (25 patients with… CONTINUE READING


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