Osteoporosis in Rett Syndrome: A Study on Normal Values

@inproceedings{Zysman2006OsteoporosisIR,
  title={Osteoporosis in Rett Syndrome: A Study on Normal Values},
  author={Lilit Zysman and Meir Lotan and Bruria Ben-Zeev},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2006}
}
Osteoporosis is the reduction of calcium density in bones, usually evident in postmenopausal females, yet the tendency for osteoporosis can also be identified at a young age, especially in patients with chronic diseases, disabilities, and on chronic anticonvalsant treatment. Individuals with Rett syndrome (RS) have been found to show signs of osteoporosis at a young age. This condition may cause pathological fractures, inflict pain, and seriously damage mobility. In such cases, the quality of… CONTINUE READING

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