Bone Mineral Density
During a bone mineral density (BMD) scan, you are exposed to a very low dose of radiation. A BMD scan is not recommended for pregnant women because of the radiation exposure to the unborn baby.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference August 30, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine