Increased frequency of osteoporosis and BMD below the expected range for age among South Korean women with rheumatoid arthritis

International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 04/27/2012

The prevalence of osteoporosis in the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients was 1.9 times higher than in healthy subjects. Glucocorticoid use was a risk factor for generalized bone loss in female RA patients.

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