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ba0006p156 | (1) | ICCBH2017

Bone health status of underprivileged Indian adolescent girls

Mandlik Rubina , Ekbote Veena , Kajale Neha , Jaiswal Anjali , Chiplonkar Sahshi , Khadilkar Vaman , Padidela Raja , Mughal Zulf , Khadilkar Anuradha

Objectives: Earlier studies performed using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry indicate that underprivileged Indian girls acquire low bone mass during adolescence. Therefore, aim was to assess bone geometry of underprivileged Indian adolescent girls (age 12–19 years) using peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT).Methods: Fifty-six adolescent girls were assessed for anthropometry (height, weight) (February 2016 to January 2017) and pQCT (STR...