Evaluation of bone mineral density in thyrotoxicosis.

INTRODUCTION This project aimed to study the incidence and profile of bone involvement in thyrotoxicosis patients by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scan and the effect of treatment on the bone mineral density (BMD). METHODS A total of 50 young patients with a mean age of 29.4 years, diagnosed to have thyrotoxicosis clinically and proven by… CONTINUE READING