Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0002p168 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Osteogenesis imperfecta: diagnostic difficulties due to clinical symptoms diversity: the results of own studies

Rusinska Agnieszka , Jakubowska-Pietkiewicz Elzbieta , Michalus Izabela , Kurnatowska Olga , Rychlowska Ewa , Golec Joanna , Chlebna-Sokol Danuta

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic bone dysplasia characterized by recurrent fractures and reduced bone mineral density. The severity of its symptoms varied from very mild to severe, which strongly affect the quality of life and cause premature death.The aim of the study is to compare the clinical symptoms of different types of osteogenesis imperfecta and to present diagnostic difficulties based on the analysis of our patients.</p...

ba0007p49 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Bone mineral density and vitamin D status in children with chronic neurological syndromes - clinical observations

Jakubowska-Pietkiewicz Elzbieta , Porczynski Maciej , Rychlowska Ewa , Albinska Paulina , Wozniak Elzbieta , Toporowska-Kowalska Ewa

Background: Some of the risk factors for osteoporosis population include: chronic immobilisation, insufficient dietary supply of calcium and vitamin D, decreased physical activity and long-term pharmacological treatment (glucocorticoids, anticonvulsant drugs). In disabled children and adolescents, the negative impact of these factors may cumulate to considerably impair the quality of life.Objectives: The aim of our study was to assess the vitamin D statu...