International Journal of Medicine Research

International Journal of Medicine Research


International Journal of Medicine Research
International Journal of Medicine Research
Vol. 5, Issue 4 (2020)

Body mass index (BMI) and bone marrow density (BMD) of osteoporosis in Mosul city


Mojahid KS Alshammaa, Emad YM Alsikilli, Asmaa Nashae Alhafid, Mohammad M Alshammaa

Objective: The article is aimed to provide a relation between body mass index and bone marrow density in osteoporosis in Mosul city. Patients and Method: Its case series study done from August 2019 to June 2020 in Mosul city. Body mass index (BMI) was calculated; the assessment of bone marrow density (BMD) was done for our patients by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and classified according to WHO with statistical analysis performed by SPSS version 25. Results: results were osteoporotic patients 423 (68.2%) with Tscore (>-2.5), the osteopenic 93 (15%) with Tscore (-1_-2.5), and normal Tscore (<-1) was 104 patients (16.8%).) Conclusion: body mass index and bone marrow density in osteoporosis is correlated, and osteoporosis was more above the age of 60 in Mosul city.
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Mojahid KS Alshammaa, Emad YM Alsikilli, Asmaa Nashae Alhafid, Mohammad M Alshammaa. Body mass index (BMI) and bone marrow density (BMD) of osteoporosis in Mosul city. International Journal of Medicine Research, Volume 5, Issue 4, 2020, Pages 42-44
International Journal of Medicine Research