Osteoporosis in hemochromatosis: iron excess, gonadal deficiency, or other factors?

@article{Diamond1989OsteoporosisIH,
  title={Osteoporosis in hemochromatosis: iron excess, gonadal deficiency, or other factors?},
  author={Terrence H. Diamond and Daniel Stiel and Solomon Posen},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={430-6}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To define the prevalence, severity, type and pathogenesis of osteopenia in idiopathic hemochromatosis. DESIGN Prospective study conducted over 18 months. SETTING Tertiary care center. SUBJECTS Twenty-two men with idiopathic hemochromatosis and 20 age-matched controls. There were 5 hypogonadal patients, 9 eugonadal nonvenesected patients, and 8 eugonadal venesected patients. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS All patients and controls were evaluated by spinal radiography… CONTINUE READING

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