Radiological findings in cyclical administration of intravenous pamidronate in children with osteoporosis

Onwuneme, C.
December 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2007, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p1087
Academic Journal
Case Study
Case studies of a 5-year-old boy with moderately severe osteogenesis imperfecta and spontaneous fractures and a 16-year-old boy with camptodactyly coxavara arthropathy pericarditis syndrome and osteoporosis with associated spontaneous fractures are presented. The 5-year-old boy was treated with serial courses of intravenous pamidronate. While, the 16-year-old had undergone several courses of intravenous pamidronate a radiograph of his knee showed a pattern of parallel dense metaphyseal lines.


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