Asthma, inhaled corticosteroid use, and bone mass in prepubertal children.


The aim of this cross-sectional study was to describe the role of asthma, asthma severity, and medication usage in bone mineralization of prepubertal children. Asthma severity, medication usage, and physical activity were assessed by questionnaire and objective measures in 330 children. Bone densitometry and body composition were measured by dual-energy x… (More)