Bone mineral density of Brazilian girls with juvenile dermatomyositis

We measured bone mineral density (BMD) in girls with juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) considering multiple factors in order to determine if it could be used as a predictor of reduction in bone mass. A cross-sectional study of lumbar spine BMD (L2-L4) was conducted on 10 girls aged 7-16 years with JDM....

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Publication Date:2005
Main Author: Castro,T.C.M. de
Other Authors: Terreri,M.T.R.A., Szejnfeld,V.L., Len,C., Fonseca,A.S.M. da, 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=S0100-879X2005000200020
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