Bone remodelling markers and serum cytokines in patients with hyperthyroidism.

  title={Bone remodelling markers and serum cytokines in patients with hyperthyroidism.},
  author={Aysen Akalin and Omer Faruk Colak and Ozkan Alataş and Belgin Efe},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  volume={57 1},
OBJECTIVE This study was designed in order to evaluate bone turnover with bone formation and resorption markers in hyperthyroidism and its possible relationship with serum cytokines interleukin 6 (IL-6) and tumour necrosis-alpha (TNF-alpha), levels of thyroid hormones and thyroid autoantibodies. DESIGN AND PATIENTS Twenty-six hyperthyroid patients including nine with Graves' disease, 14 with toxic multi-nodular disease and three toxic adenoma were studied. Twenty normal subjects served as the… CONTINUE READING
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