A Case of Severe Primary Hyperthyroidism , Secondary Hyperparathyroidism , Adrenal Insufficiency and Osteoporosis with Multiple Fractures

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INTRODUCTION Bone loss and relevant pathological fractures are major serious adverse effects of long-term corticosteroid therapy[1]. It has been well documented that trabecular bone injury predominates, especially in this entity[1] and few studies have focused on the cortical bone too[2]. Alendronate, one of the bisphosphonates, has been reported to be… (More)

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