Alcohol-Induced Osteoporotic Fractures, Osteopenia and Induced Bone Disease


I. Introduction
Prolonged alcohol abuse results in a host of abnormal clinical, biochemical, and physiologic findings that stem from the toxic effects of ethanol on the liver (e.g., cirrhosis), bone marrow (e.g., anemia), and brain (e.g., addiction, dementia). It therefore is not surprising that…

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