DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2017.07.071
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B. Jenkins, A. Rogers, H. Leach

Abstract: NICE guidelines on the management of coeliac disease (2015) recommend assessment of bone mineral density (BMD) at annual review using the WHO fracture risk assessment tool before consideration of the need for a dualenergy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan [3,4]. Under these guidelines, it is not routine to extend this assessment to those below the age of 50 years, unless major risk factors additive to coeliac disease are identified (i.e. current or frequent recent use of oral or systemic glucocorticoids, untreat…

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