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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 L, Leibson C, Achenbach S, Bower J, et al. Fracture Risk After the Diagnosis of Parkinson’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 Parkinson’s Disease: Influence of concomitant dementia
Publication
Movement Disorders
Publication Date
2006
Authors
Melton L, Leibson C, Achenbach S, Bower J, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 21, Issue 9
Pages
1361-7
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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