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ea0097010 | Section | BES2023

Cortical bone assessment and determinants in children and adolescents with Klinefelter syndrome

Maartje Hickmann , Elise Nauwynck , Caroline Ernst , Inneke Willekens , Jesse Vanbesien , Willem Staels , Schepper Jean De , Inge Gies

Aims: Several studies show a deficit in cortical bone in adults with Klinefelter syndrome (KS). A correlation between the adult cortical bone deficit and impaired bone accumulation during childhood or adolescence remains unclear. Therefore, we evaluated the cortical bone by automated digital X-ray radiogrammetry in KS children and adolescents and evaluated potential associations with hormonal, radiographic, and anthropometric factors implicated in bone mineral...