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Environmental and genetic factors affecting bone mass. Similarity of bone density among members of healthy families.

Authors
  • Jouanny, P
  • Guillemin, F
  • Kuntz, C
  • Jeandel, C
  • Pourel, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arthritis and rheumatism
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1995
Volume
38
Issue
1
Pages
61–67
Identifiers
PMID: 7818574
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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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