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Hyperthyroid induced Osteopenia


- Discussion:
- 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:
- Propylthiouracil