New approach to osteopenia in phenylketonuric patients.

  title={New approach to osteopenia in phenylketonuric patients.},
  author={Bel{\'e}n P{\'e}rez-Due{\~n}as and Francisco Jos{\'e} Cambra and M. A. Vilaseca and Nilo Lambruschini and Jaume Campistol and Jos{\'e} Arteaga Camacho},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  volume={91 8},
AIM To study bone mineralization in a group of phenylketonuric patients and to search for a possible relationship between bone mineral density, dietary control, serum minerals and nutrition intake. The response to treatment with low-dose 1.25-(OH)2 vitamin D in patients with osteopenia was evaluated. METHODS Twenty-eight phenylketonuric patients (age range: 10-33 y) on dietary treatment were investigated. Bone density at the lumbar spine (Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry), bone formation… CONTINUE READING


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