Reduced spinal bone density in young women with amenorrhoea.


To assess the influence of diminished oestrogen production on bone density, we studied 23 amenorrhoeic women and 20 controls (age range 16-29 years) divided into four groups: group 1: 6 patients with idopathic hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism with primary amenorrhoea (IHH); group 2: 5 patients with delayed puberty owing to thalassaemia major (TM); group 3: 12… (More)


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