HIV infection, AIDS, and antiretroviral therapy (ART) have been associated with bone fragility fractures, although the prevalence and incidence are not well studied by researchers. In HIV and ART, osteopenia and osteoporosis are multifactorial, and health promotion or medical health maintenance should anticipate and prevent morbidity of bone fragility fractures.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (Chicago, Ill. : 2002)|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2004|
- antiretroviral therapy
- fragility fractures
- pathological fractures