Key clinical point: Younger patients with anorexia nervosa have a high prevalence of reduced bone mineral density.
Major finding: 43.5% of the assessed patients met the established criteria for low BMD.
Study details: A retrospective study of the bone density of 336 patients (average age, 27 years) with anorexia nervosa who were admitted to a treatment facility.
Disclosures: The authors reported no conflicts of interest.
Workman C et al. Bone. 2019 Nov 23. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2019.115161.