Defining bone fragility in children from infants to adolescents goes well beyond bone density and must also include fracture characteristics, risk factors and the clinical context. According to an article in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the definition of paediatric osteoporosis needs to be updated in line with advances in diagnostic tools and ...
Look for osteoporosis in children: Prof Craig Munns
By Mardi Chapman
13 Feb 2020