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Bone Densitometry

Bone Densitometry is the examination for assessing osteoporosis.

  • Osteoporosis results from loss of bone mass, leading to bone weakening and increasing the chance of fracture.
  • A bone densitometry scan is a special type of X-ray test used to measure the calcium content of the bone, usually in the lumbar region (the lower back) and the hips.
  • Bone Densitometry

    Bone Densitometry

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