Bone health

New measure of bone fragility for young adults with cerebral palsy

Clinicians at Monash Health, Victoria, have shown that a novel measure of bone microarchitecture – trabecular bone score – can give useful clinical insights into bone fragility in adults with cerebral palsy (CP). Using the measure derived from a two‐dimensional lumbar spine dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry (DXA) image they found that more than half the  young ...

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