[Targeted approach to osteoporosis for children and teenagers]

Rev Med Suisse. 2014 Jan 15;10(412-413):116-8.
[Article in French]


The osteoporosis of the child and the teenager is a pathological reality; its multifactorial pathogenesis often requires a collaborative approach and multidisciplinary. The osteoporosis characterized by a reduction in the bone mineral density is not a uniform pathology; it must be dealt with on all the levels by analyzing the factors of risks, by giving itself the diagnostic means and while insisting on the importance of a preventive approach as well as therapeutic.

Publication types

  • English Abstract
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Age of Onset
  • Child
  • Humans
  • Interdisciplinary Communication
  • Osteoporosis / epidemiology
  • Osteoporosis / therapy*
  • Patient-Centered Care / methods