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Surgically induced endometriosis attenuates accrual of bone mineral density in growing rats.

Authors
  • Hearns-Stokes, R M
  • Santoro, N F
  • Simon, J A
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2001
Volume
184
Issue
3
Pages
331–335
Identifiers
PMID: 11228482
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The age-appropriate increase in bone mineral density known to occur in this animal model is attenuated by surgically induced endometriosis. This finding supports the idea that endometriosis might be associated with decreased bone mineral density.

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