Bone mineralization defects after treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children

Dolu M. G. , Ayhan A. C. , Erguven M., Timur C., Yoruk A., Ozdemir S.

MINERVA PEDIATRICA, vol.67, no.5, pp.419-425, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : MINERVA PEDIATRICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.419-425


Aim of the study was to assess bone metabolism disturbances in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia following cessation of chemotherapy. For this purpose we measured bone mineral density (BMD) and evaluated bone metabolism markers.