The prevalence of osteoporosis in patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc) is 27%. In a meta-analysis, the presence of SSc increased osteoporosis risk. Age older than 50 years, menopause, aging, and longer disease duration were identified as risk factors for osteoporosis in patients with SSc.
Age, Disease Duration Increase Osteoporosis Risk in Systemic Sclerosis
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