Thyrotoxic bone disease in women: a potentially reversible disorder.

  title={Thyrotoxic bone disease in women: a potentially reversible disorder.},
  author={Terrence H. Diamond and J. H. Vine and Richard E Smart and P. L. Butler},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={120 1},
OBJECTIVE To measure changes in spinal and femoral neck bone mineral densities in patients treated for Graves thyrotoxicosis. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Tertiary care center. PATIENTS Fifteen women with active Graves thyrotoxicosis. Six patients were premenopausal and nine were postmenopausal. All patients had evidence of thyrotoxicosis as indicated by a raised total serum thyroxine, suppressed serum thyroid-stimulating hormone, and an elevated technetium-99m pertechnetate thyroid scan… CONTINUE READING
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