[Serum osteocalcin and bone turnover in hyperthyroidism].

Abstract

In hyperthyroidism an increased bone turnover may appear, essentially due to a higher bone resorption. In order to evaluate this complication we have measured the serum levels of Osteocalcin (BGP) in 41 patients, mean age 43 +/- 18 (+/- SD) years. BGP is a protein synthesized by osteoblasts which may be employed as an specific and non-aggressive marker of… (More)

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