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Table 3 Qualitative abnormalities of bone mineralization, turnover and volume in 12 IJO patients with bone biopsies

From: Idiopathic juvenile osteoporosis: a cross-sectional single-centre experience with bone histomorphometry and quantitative computed tomography

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Mineralization Mineralization lag time (MLT) 1 1
Osteoid maturation time (OMT) 4 0
Osteoid thickness (O.Th) 0 1
Osteoid surface (OS/BS) 3 0
Osteoid volume (OV/BV) 0 0
Volume Bone volume (BV/TV) 5 0
Trabecular thickness (Tb.Th) 0 0
Trabecular separation (Tb.Sp) 1 1
Trabecular number (Tb.N) 0 0
Turnover Mineral apposition rate (MAR) 0 7
Eroded surface (ES/BS) 5 3
Bone formation rate (BFR/BS) 2 5