Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0004p36 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Bone mineral density, pubertal status and ability to walk are associated to fracture incidence in patients with Rett syndrome

Rothenbuhler Anya , Esterle Laure , Lahlou Najiba , Bienvenu Thierry , Bahi-Buisson Nadia , Linglart Agnes

Rett (RTT) syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects girls almost exclusively. The majority are related to mutations in the MECP2 gene.Patients with RTT syndrome have a high incidence of fractures that can occur at a young age. One of the objectives of this study was to identify clinical, radiographic and biological parameters associated to fracture incidence.89 RTT patients bearing a MECP2 mutation who had no...