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Thyroid disorders and bone mineral metabolism

By Dinesh Kumar Dhanwal

Abstract

Thyroid diseases have widespread systemic manifestations including their effect on bone metabolism. On one hand, the effects of thyrotoxicosis including subclinical disease have received wide attention from researchers over the last century as it an important cause of secondary osteoporosis. On the other hand, hypothyroidism has received lesser attention as its effect on bone mineral metabolism is minimal. Therefore, this review will primarily focus on thyrotoxicosis and its impact on bone mineral metabolism

Topics: Review Article
Publisher: Medknow Publications
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3169869
Provided by: PubMed Central
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