Laura Maria de Carvalho Mendonça

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BACKGROUND Overweight, hyperandrogenism and insulin resistance are cardinal features of patients with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Women with PCOS have excess accumulation of trunkal fat and(More)
Lactation-associated bone loss has been reported in adolescent mothers. Polymorphisms in the vitamin D receptor (VDR) gene may contribute to differences in the physiologic skeletal response to(More)
The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of osteoporosis, osteopenia, and bone mineral density (BMD) less than the expected range based on age in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus(More)
It has been suggested that the appropriate timing of puberty is necessary for normal bone mineral acquisition which may not be achieved amongst patients with Turner's syndrome (TS). The aim of this(More)