Bone Density in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

@article{Carbone2000BoneDI,
  title={Bone Density in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
},
  author={Laura D. Carbone and Francis Tylavsky and Andrew J. Bush and Winston W. K. Koo and Eric S. Orwoll and Sulin Cheng},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2000},
  volume={11},
  pages={388-392}
}
Abstract: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is the most common inherited disorder of connective tissue recognized. The objectives of the present study were to determine bone mineral density (BMD) and biochemical markers of bone metabolism in EDS. Twenty-three subjects with Type III EDS and 23 matched controls underwent BMD measurement by dual-Energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) of the lumbar spine and femoral neck. Health history questionnaires and biochemical markers of bone and connective tissue… 

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