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ba0004p147 | (1) | ICCBH2015

A severe form of cerebral palsy as a risk factor for the development of secondary osteoporosis in children

Nenadov Natasa , Krasnik Rastislava , Svorcan Jelena Zvekic , Mikov Aleksandra , Drljan Cila Demesi , Radovanov Maja

Objective: Investigate bone mineral density in children with cerebral palsy (CP) with special focus on severe forms of CP.Methods: Investigation encompassed 23 children, both genders, between 6 and 17 years of age, with diagnosed cerebral palsy, who were hospitalized between January 1 and December 31, 2014. Bone mineral density (BMD) was established using Dual-energy x-ray Absorptiometry – DXA method, at L1–L4 lumbar vertebrae and at the femur ...