From the case: Osteopenia on DEXA

Modality: X-ray (DEXA)

- “ With a T-score of - 2.1 in the left femoral neck, this patient is considered osteopenic according to World Health Organization (WHO) criteria. Z-s...”

Used in the following article:

  • Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry - “ Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) is a technique used to aid in the diagnosis of osteopenia and osteoporosis.  Radiographic features Value...”
  • Bone mineral density - “ Bone mineral density (BMD) is defined as amount of mineral (calcium hydroxyapatite) per unit of bone. Radiographic features BMD can be measured ...”

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