Fractures in patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism: a nationwide follow-up study in 16,249 patients.

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AIM To study fracture risk in patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. SUBJECTS AND METHODS All patients with hyperthyroidism or autoimmune hypothyroidism diagnosed for the first time between 1983 and 1996 in Denmark were identified through the National Patient Discharge Register. Each patient was compared with three age- and gender-matched… (More)

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@article{Vestergaard2002FracturesIP, title={Fractures in patients with hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism: a nationwide follow-up study in 16,249 patients.}, author={Peter Posselt Vestergaard and Leif Mosekilde}, journal={Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association}, year={2002}, volume={12 5}, pages={411-9} }