hrp0095p1-33 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2022

Primary or Secondary Bone Fragility? This is The Question

Urbano Flavia , Chiarito Mariangela , Brunetti Giacomina , Guarnieri Vito , Castori Marco , Felicia Faienza Maria

Background: Pediatric osteoporosis is a condition which can stem from genetic causes (Primary osteoporosis), from systemic diseases or from the chronic use of drugs that alter bone metabolism (secondary osteoporosis). Obesity affects bone health in several ways, including bone remodeling, proinflammatory cytokine production and bone marrow microenvironment alteration. We describe the case of a boy who presented spontaneous vertebral fractures.<p class="abs...