hrp0089p1-p027 | Bone, Growth Plate & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2018

Bone Health in Adolescents Born Small for Gestational Age (SGA)

Petraitiene Indre , Basevicius Algidas , Albertsson-Wikland Kerstin , Verkauskiene Rasa

Background: Subjects born small for gestational age (SGA) are at higher risk for metabolic, hormonal and reproductive problems later in life and about 2–10% of children born SGA do not catch-up in height. All these changes may influence bone mineral density (BMD).Aim: To evaluate hormonal profile and BMD in adolescents born SGA in comparison to their peers born appropriate for gestational age (AGA).Methods: 103 children were e...