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Contraception chez les adolescentes et santé osseuse

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Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2012, vol. 8, no. 359, p. 2007-8,2010
Abstract Adolescents' access to contraception has improved and indication for their use have been extended beyond pregnancy prevention. For adolescents, this implies the use of hormonal contraception before the accrual of peak bone mass. Sexual hormones, notably estrogens, play a major role in skeletal development, growth and acquisition of maximal bone mass density (BMD). This article will review different contraceptive methods and their impact on BMD, with particular attention to low-dose pills and medroxyprogesterone acetate, both of which seem to alter peak bone mass acquisition. Nevertheless, benefits from appropriate contraception should be weighed against safety concerns, and recommended on an individual basis.
Keywords AdolescentBone Density/drug effectsBone Development/drug effectsContraceptives, Oral, Hormonal/adverse effectsFemaleHumans
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JULEN, Olivier Gregory, LARIGALDIE, Sophie, YARON, Michal. Contraception chez les adolescentes et santé osseuse. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 359, p. 2007-8,2010. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:33864

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