Skeletal Fragility in Children with Chronic Disease.

  title={Skeletal Fragility in Children with Chronic Disease.},
  author={Sonia Joseph and S McCarrison and Sze Choong Wong},
  journal={Hormone research in paediatrics},
  volume={86 2},
Skeletal fragility associated with underlying childhood chronic disease is a systemic disorder of poor bone growth and reduction in bone turnover which can lead to abnormal bone mass, geometry and microarchitecture. Due to the growth potential unique to children, remarkable bone recovery following a transient threat to the bone can occur if there is… CONTINUE READING