Chapter 27. Osteopenia

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. Subrata Ghosh

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch27

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ghosh, S. (2006) Osteopenia, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch27

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • osteopenia;
  • bone mineral density;
  • inflammatory bowel disease;
  • pathogenesis;
  • calcium

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Bone physiology

  • Effect of cytokines on bone metabolism

  • Measurement of BMD

  • Biochemical markers of bone metabolism

  • Multi-factorial pathogenesis of osteopenia in IBD

  • The difference between UC and CD

  • Osteopenia in children with IBD

  • Management of osteopenia in IBD

  • Conclusion