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Table 2 Bone density of total body, lumbar spine and proximal femur among the women studied

From: Bone mineral density and body composition in postmenopausal women with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

  PsA Ps Control P
  N =45 N =52 N =98  
Total Body     
BMC (g) 2140 ± 282 2161 ± 287 2207 ± 304 0.40
BMD (g/cm2) 1.118 ± 0.09 1.118 ± 0.1 1.117 ± 0.08 0.99
Lumbar Spine (g/cm2) 1.058 ± 0.16 1.054 ± 0.13 1.058 ± 0.15 0.98
Total Femur (g/cm2) 0.934 ± 0.13 0.922 ± 0.13 0.949 ± 0.12 0.46
  1. BMC, bone mineral content; BMD, bone mineral density; Ps, psoriasis; PsA, psoriatic arthritis.