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Patients with Parkinson’s disease have twice the risk of suffering a fracture, and more than 3 times the risk of a hip fracture.

Melton, Joseph L., Cynthia L. Leibson, Sara J. Achenbach, James H. Bower, Demetrius M. Maraganore, Ann L. Oberg, and Walter A. Rocca. Fracture Risk After the Diagnosis of Parkinsonâ??s Disease: Influence of concomitant dementia. Movement Disorders. 2006; 21(9): 1361-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16703587

Reference

Title
Fracture Risk After the Diagnosis of Parkinsonâ??s Disease: Influence of concomitant dementia
Publication
Movement Disorders
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Melton, Joseph L., Cynthia L. Leibson, Sara J. Achenbach, James H. Bower, Demetrius M. Maraganore, Ann L. Oberg, and Walter A. Rocca
Volume & Issue
Volume 21, Issue 9
Pages
1361-7
URL
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