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Osteopenia of Prematurity (Rickets of Prematurity)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A premature infant is at risk for osteopenia. Normally a significant amount of bone mineralization occurs during the third trimester which is missed by a premature infant.

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