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DXA Osteopenia

STUDY: DXA BONE MINERAL DENSITOMETRY

PROCEDURE: A bone mineral density examination of the [] proximal femur and AP lumbar spine was performed using a Lunar Prodigy Advance dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) system manufactured by GE Healthcare. The following summarizes the results of the evaluation with comparison to databases of both a young adult reference population (T-score) and a race, gender and age-matched normal population (Z-score).

FINDINGS: The bone mineral density measured at the [site of lowest T-score] is [ ] gm/cm2 with a T-score of [ ] and a Z-score of [ ].

The bone mineral density measured at the femoral neck is [ ] gm/cm2 with a T-score of [ ] and a Z-score of [ ].

Additional sites of evaluation, Z-scores, and trending data can be found in the PACS accessed through Web Centricity.

IMPRESSION: This patient has evidence of low bone mass, but does not meet World Health Organization (WHO) criteria for osteoporosis. Please note that the fracture risk increases as bone density decreases. Consider treatment for postmenopausal women who have a T-score of -2.0 or less, or a T-score of -1.5 or less with additional osteoporotic risk factors.

There has been a [+/-]% change in bone density (based on lumbar spine measurements) and a [+/-]% change in bone density (based on total femur measurements) when compared to a previous study performed on [ ]. These changes [are/are not or is/is not - individualize if discordant] statistically significant with 95%