Case Report

The Efficacy Of Hypopara Thyroidism On Bone Mineral Denstiy: A Case Report

  • Ebru Aytekin
  • Levent Özgönenel
  • Mustafa H. Küçükismailoğlu
  • Şule Tütün

IMJ 2006;7(2):51-52

Parathyroid hormone plays an important role in the regulation of bone metabolism. (1) Bone mineral density (BMD) has be en show n to be increased in postmenapousal women with posthyroidectomy especially at tumbar spine. (2)The purpose of this case report is to deseribe the importance and approch for evaluating a patient with high bone mineral density.

Keywords: Hypoparathyroidism, high bone mineral density, differential diagnosi