Hepatic osteodystrophy

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Hepatic osteodystrophy is an often forgotten metabolic bone disease seen in patients with chronic liver disease, in particular cirrhosis, primary biliary cirrhosis, and primary sclerosing cholangitis. These patients have increased risk factors for developing osteoporosis such as hypogonadism, alcohol and steroid use, vitamin D deficiency, and low body mass index.

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