Bone mineral density of the lumbar spine of Brazilian children and adolescents aged 6 to 14 years

The authors performed a study of bone mass in eutrophic Brazilian children and adolescents using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in order to obtain curves for bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) by chronological age and correlate these values with weight and height. Heal...

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Publication Date:2001
Main Author: Fonseca,A.S.M.
Other Authors: Szejnfeld,V.L., Terreri,M.T., Goldenberg,J., Ferraz,M.B., Hilário,M.O.E.
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0100-879X2001000300008
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