hrp0084p2-208 | Bone | ESPE2015

Bone Mineral Density in Children and Adolescents with Vertical HIV Infection

Vargas Deisi Maria , Prust Daniela Oliveira , Galvao Jose Carlos

Background: Chronic diseases are the main causes of bone mass reduction in childhood and adolescence. Different aspects related to the process of bone acquisition and maintenance may be affected. Studies had point out the presence of bone mass reduction in children and adolescents with HIV infection with association to antiretroviral use, chronological age (CA), weight and serum CD4 T-cell counts. However, others do not.Objective: To evaluate bone minera...