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ba0007p47 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Anorexia nervosa: weighing in on bone health surveillance: When should it be performed?

Ayya Mekhala , Crabtree Nicola , Shaw Nicholas

NICE guidelines (UK) recommend that bone mineral density (BMD) scans, corrected for bone size (bone mineral apparent density [BMAD]) should be performed for patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) when underweight for a year or more. The number of patients identified with low bone mineral density or vertebral fractures remains low in this population. However, referrals for dual- energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), vertebral fracture assessment (VFA) and peripheral quantitative comp...