Idiopathic Juvenile Osteoporosis: Clinical Experience from a Single Centre and Screening of LRP5 and LRP6 Genes


We report clinical findings, bone mineral density (BMD) and bone biopsy data in ten children with features of classic idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis (IJO). We also screened the patients for mutations in LRP5 and LRP6. We found low BMD in the lumbar spine, the hip and distal radius. In the spine and distal radius, the reduction in BMD was more marked in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00223-015-9983-7

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