[Male osteoporosis, an unrecognised etiology: moderate idiopathic proximal tubulopathy (MIPT)].

Abstract

Routine renal tubular investigations in 8 osteoporotic men, in whom phosphorus/calcium balance studies were normal or almost normal revealed moderate phosphorus (PD) or bicarbonate (BD) diabetes possibly responsible for their decalcification. Osteoporosis affected the spine and lower limbs, resulting in clinical pictures of frequently recurrent spontaneous… (More)

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