Osteoporosis in men: a study in patients affected by chronic non-advanced liver disease

Introduction Metabolic bone disease is a complication of chronic liver dis­ease (CLD) and is well known as “hepatic osteodistrophy”. Osteoporosis accounts for the majority of cases, whereas osteomalacia is rare in the absence of advanced liver disease and severe malabsorption. The prevalence is the same in men and women, however the published prevalence of os­teoporosis…

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