Environmental and genetic factors affecting bone mass. Similarity of bone density among members of healthy families.
- Published Article
Arthritis and rheumatism
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1995
The BMD of children in healthy families was related to the BMD of their parents as well as to environmental factors, confirming the contribution of genetic inheritance in the determination of bone density in young adults, especially in girls.
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