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Risk of fracture in patients with Parkinson's disease

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The aim of the study was to determine fracture risk in incident Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. This study showed that fracture risk assessment may be indicated among patients with PD, in particular when they have recently used selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors or high-dose antipsychotics, or have a history of fracture, falling, low body mass index (BMI) or renal disease. Introduction: PD is a movement disorder associated with falling and detrimental effects on bone. Both are recogn...

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10.1007/s00198-013-2300-2

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Journal:
Osteoporosis International
Volume:
24
Issue:
8
Pages:
2283-2290
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:8f0dbdd6-6a68-4949-8fea-36e65671d360
Source identifiers:
415740
Local pid:
pubs:415740
Language:
English
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