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Tests

The following tests are often performed during the Pediatric Osteoporosis Clinic visit:

  • A bone density scan (DXA/QDR)
  • Appropriate radiographic evaluation (spine films, skeletal surveys, bone age radiographs, renal ultrasound)
  • Blood and urine testing

A nutritional evaluation of dietary and supplemental calcium and vitamin D intake is also done by a registered nutritionist.

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