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...

ba0004p28 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Year-round cord blood vitamin D concentrations in women from diverse ethnical backgrounds in a Mediterranean area in Spain

Guagnelli Miguel Angel , Yeste Diego , Ferrer Roser , Comas Inmaculada , Carrascosa Antonio

Background: Vitamin D (Vit-D) plays a role in calcium metabolism during pregnancy, and studies have found widespread deficiency in this period. Its significance is still not fully understood, although low Vit-D levels have been associated with increased risk for preeclampsia, bacterial vaginosis, neonatal sepsis and early respiratory infections in the infant. Supplementation to the pregnant mother remains a matter of debate; thus, it is important to better understand the cause...