To determine the prevalence of and risk factors for decreased bone mineral density (BMD) and vitamin D deficiency in children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Materials and methods: This study was conducted on 30 girls and 22 boys with CAH (age range = 5-20 years) with median age of 12.0 years. BMD values of lumbar vertebras (L1-L4), which were determined by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry, were used to calculate z-scores according to chronological age. A serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level of
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, bone mineral density, adolescent, vitamin D, children
DEMİREL, FATMA; KARA, ÖZLEM; TEPE, DERYA; and ESEN, İHSAN
"Bone mineral density and vitamin D status in children and adolescents with congenital adrenal hyperplasia,"
Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences: Vol. 44:
1, Article 19.
Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/medical/vol44/iss1/19