Bone mineral density in children with systemic lupus erythematosus and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis

@inproceedings{Kashef2007BoneMD,
  title={Bone mineral density in children with systemic lupus erythematosus and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis},
  author={Sara Kashef and Forugh Saki and Zohreh Karamizadeh and Mohammad Amin Kashef},
  booktitle={Annals of Saudi medicine},
  year={2007}
}
BACKGROUND Although there is increasing in bone metabolism in patients with rheumatic disorders, few data exist on bone mineral density (BMD) in children with rheumatic disorders or on the association of BMD with disease-related variables. We determined BMD in Iranian children with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) to evaluate the relationship between disease-related variables and BMD. PATIENTS AND METHODS Twenty patients (13 girls and 7 boys) with SLE… CONTINUE READING

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