Hyperthyroid induced Osteopenia
- hyperthyroidism produces high turnover type osteopenia from increased activity of the remodeling system;
- high turnover osteopenia occurs in both hyperthyoidism & hyper-parathyroidism, although abnormalities of calcium homeostasis seen in hyperparathyroidism do not occur in hyperthyroidism;
- Thyroid Panel
- Medical Management:
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:17 pm