LOINC
Version 2.67

46278-8DXA Hip - left [Mass/Area] Bone densityActive

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Views for bone density
Property
ArMass
Time
Pt
System
Lower extremity.left>Hip
Scale
Qn
Method
DXA

Additional Names

Short Name
DXA Hip-L ArMass BMD

Basic Attributes

Class
RAD
Type
Clinical
First Released
Version 2.19
Last Updated
Version 2.64
Change Reason
Changed the Method from "XR.DXA" to "DXA" for conformance with LOINC/RadLex unified model.; Updated Property name from "MAric" to "ArMass" to be consistent with other mass per area terms.; Updated System from "Hip.left" per LOINC/RadLex unified model; Updated Component from "Bone density" to "Views for bone density" based on the LOINC/Radlex unified model.
Order vs. Observation
Observation

Member of these Panels

LOINC Long Common Name
83311-1 DXA Bone density quantitative measurement panel

Member of these Groups

LG38258-6 DXA|Hip|Views for bone density|Laterality:ANY
LG41849-7 Region imaged: Lower extremity

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
针对骨密度的多重视图:质量/面积:时间点:下肢.左侧>髋关节:定量型:双能X线吸收法
pt-BRPortuguese (BRAZIL)
Densidade óssea:MAric:Pt:Quadril.esquerdo:Qn:Densitometria óssea

Example Units

Unit Source
g/cm2 Example UCUM Units

LOINC FHIR® API Example - CodeSystem Request Get Info

https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=46278-8