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ea0016p85 | Bone and calcium | ECE2008

Clinical and hormonal variables to predict bone mineral density loss in anorexia nervosa patients

Gonzalez Amalia , Varsavsky Mariela , Fernandez Ines Luque , Leyva Socorro , Palma Moya Mercedes , Soto Marisa Fernandez

Objective: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is often associated with severe mineral bone loss and increased risk of fractures. The objective of this study was to assess the bone mineral density (BMD) in patients with AN and its relationship with different anthropometrics, clinical and hormonal parameters.Patients and methods: We evaluated 47 women with AN according to criteria of DSM-IV. The anthropometrics variables measured were: weight (kg) height (m), BMI (kg/m...