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Image Number K10900-1

Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) is used to measure bone density and body composition. Nutritionist Janet Gilchrist analyzes a DXA scan completed on a 6-month-old boy.

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.



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Last Modified: 5/23/2006