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ea0011p43 | Bone | ECE2006

Quantitative ultrasound at the hand phalanges in patients with acromegaly

Bolanowski M , Pluskiewicz W , Daroszewski J

Acromegaly is associated with various skeletal deformities and in some cases with bone deterioration. The aim of the study was to assess the skeletal status using quantitative ultrasound (QUS) in patients suffering from acromegaly. A group of 38 patients with acromegaly (27 women and 11 men) in mean age of 57.21±9.85 y in various gonadal status was compared with a control group matched for sex, age and body mass. QUS measurements at hand phalanges were performed with DBM ...