Article Abstract

Vertebral compression fractures during chemotherapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: commentary on a report from the STeroid Associated Osteoporosis in the Pediatric Population (STOPP) research program

Authors: Kirsten K. Ness, Wassim Chemaitilly, Sue C. Kaste

Abstract

Children diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) can present with vertebral fractures at diagnosis, or may develop vertebral fractures during treatment for their disease.