What Is a DEXA Scan Used For?

    DEXA determines the bone mineral density for any bone, mainly for the hip and lumbar spine. 

    DEXA determines the bone mineral density for any bone, mainly for the hip and lumbar spine. 

    DEXA also diagnoses osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as determines the patient's future fracture risk. 

    The examination can also perform vertebral fracture assessments. 

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