A dexa scan was conducted today for Mrs. Geeta Mandal (my mother) and the T- for lumbar spine is -2.5 and Neck is -2.3. After this, we consulted with a dietician who told this was oestoporosis. Do I need to further consult with an orthopedic specialist? And what medicines are recommended in this condition?
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T-score of –1 to –2.5 SD indicates osteopenia T-score of less than –2.5 SD indicates osteoporosis T-score of less than –2.5 SD with fragility fracture(s) indicates severe osteoporosis...you should consult nearest orthopedic surgeon they will do the needful.
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