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Am J Psychiatry. 1985 Apr;142(4):495-6.

Osteoporosis and pathologic fractures in anorexia nervosa.

Abstract

Osteoporosis with pathologic fractures occurred in three patients with chronic anorexia nervosa. The authors discuss the pathophysiology of this rarely reported complication and advise clinicians to thoroughly investigate complaints of bone or back pain from this high-risk population.

PMID:
3156515
DOI:
10.1176/ajp.142.4.495
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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