Bone mineral density in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and mental retardation with or without epilepsy.

@article{Coppola2012BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and mental retardation with or without epilepsy.},
  author={Giangennaro Coppola and Delia Fortunato and Ciro Gabriele Mainolfi and Francesco Porcaro and Davide Roccaro and Giuseppe Signoriello and Francesca Felicia Operto and Alberto Verrotti},
  journal={Epilepsia},
  year={2012},
  volume={53 12},
  pages={2172-7}
}
PURPOSE The present study aimed to assess bone mineral density (BMD) in a population of children and adolescents with cerebral palsy and mental retardation with or without epilepsy. METHODS One hundred thirteen patients (63 male and 50 female) were recruited for evaluation. Patients were divided in three groups: 40 patients (group 1) were affected by cerebral palsy and mental retardation; 47 (group 2) by cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and epilepsy; and 26 (group 3) by epilepsy. The… CONTINUE READING
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