Secondary osteoporosis in long-term bedridden patients with cerebral palsy.

BACKGROUND The aim of the present paper was to investigate 20 pediatric patients with cerebral palsy and secondary osteoporosis and consider the efficacy, influence and index of treatment. METHODS A total of 10 boys and 10 girls, age 1-16 years (mean 7.6 years) with secondary osteoporosis and cerebral palsy treated for 6 months, were studied. Bone mineral… CONTINUE READING