Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p81 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Bone health in adolescent females with anorexia nervosa may be preserved by high lean mass

Nour Munier , Baril Chantelle , Kontulainen Saija , Kurji Ayisha , Baxter-Jones Adam , Erlandson Marta

Objectives: Anorexia nervosa (AN) is condition of severe low body weight as a result of impaired body image and a fear of gaining weight, often occurring during adolescence, a critical time for bone development. AN has been associated with low bone mass and impaired bone strength. However, many studies have failed to consider body composition, particularly lean mass when assessing bone health. The purpose of this study was to assess if females with AN have an appropriate amoun...