Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0002p187 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Juvenile idiopathic osteoporosis responsive to intravenous alendronate

Guagnelli Miguel Angel , Yeste Diego , Clemente Maria , Garrido Marta , Carrascosa Antonio

Background: Osteoporosis in otherwise healthy children demands thorough study as it may be the first manifestation of an occult illness. When other diseases can be ruled out, juvenile idiopathic osteoporosis (JIO) is the purported diagnosis.PresentationWe report the case of an 8-year -old boy with no personal or family history of chronic disease who presented with sudden ankle pain unrelated to trauma and not responsive to rest and...