Patients with chronic pancreatitis are at increased risk for osteoporosis.
AffiliationCentre for Pancreatico-Biliary Diseases, Department of Surgery, Trinity College Dublin, Tallaght, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. email@example.com
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CitationPatients with chronic pancreatitis are at increased risk for osteoporosis. 2012, 41 (7):1119-24 Pancreas
AbstractPatients with chronic pancreatitis may be at an increased risk of low bone density because of malabsorption of vitamin D and calcium, poor diet, pain, alcoholism, and smoking. We investigated the rates of osteoporosis in patients with chronic pancreatitis compared to matched controls.