From the case: Osteoporosis on DEXA

X-ray
DEXA
Modality: X-ray (DEXA)

- “ With the T-score of - 2.6 in the proximal left femoral neck, this patient is considered osteoporotic according to World Health Organisation criter...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Osteoporosis - “ Osteoporosis is metabolic skeletal disease defined as a reduction of bone mineral density (BMD) below a defined lower limit of normal. The World ...”
  • Dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) - “ Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) is a technique used to aid in the diagnosis of osteopaenia and osteoporosis.  Radiographic features Valu...”

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