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Bone Densitometry

Centralia_BoneWhat is bone densitometry?

This scan is an enhanced form of X-ray technology used to measure bone loss.

Common uses

Bone densitometry is most often used to diagnose osteoporosis, a condition that causes a gradual loss of calcium resulting in thinner and more fragile bones. Bone densitometry is also a preventative tool that tracks the effect of treatment for various conditions that cause bone loss.