Association between bone mass and fractures in children: a prospective cohort study

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Abstract

This is the first prospective cohort study of the association between bone mass and fracture risk in childhood. A total of 6213 children 9.9 years of age were followed for 24 months. Results showed an 89% increased risk of fracture per SD decrease in size-adjusted BMC.
Translated title of the contributionAssociation between bone mass and fractures in children: a prospective cohort study
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1489 - 1495
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Bone and Mineral Research
Volume21
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2006

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Publisher: American Society for Bone & Mineral Research

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