Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

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...