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Fracture rate in patients with myasthenia gravis: the general practice research database.

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SUMMARY: The aim of this study was to evaluate fracture risk after onset of myasthenia gravis using the UK General Practice Research Database. Overall fracture risk is not statistically increased compared with age- and gender-matched controls irrespective of glucocorticoid use, but was increased in those using antidepressants, anxiolytics or anticonvulsants. INTRODUCTION: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a neuromuscular disease which has been associated with an increased falls risk and glucocorticoi...

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10.1007/s00198-012-1970-5

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
467-476
Publication date:
2013-02-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
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uuid:2fa1c18b-8bb6-4317-8acd-015d23b200f0
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325237
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pubs:325237

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