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OBJECTIVES To determine if bone health is compromised in perinatally HIV-infected youth. METHODS We assessed BMC at the proximal femur, lumbar spine and total body using DXA in perinatally HIV-infected youth (n=31; 9-18y). Using pQCT, we assessed muscle CSA, total and cortical bone area, cortical BMD and thickness and strength strain index at the tibial(More)
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