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ea0013p338 | Thyroid | SFEBES2007

The relative level and predictors of osteoporotic fracture in patients with treated thyroid dysfunction

Flynn Robert , Bonellie Sandra , Jung Roland , Morris Andrew , Macdonald Thomas , Leese Graham

Objectives: (1) to establish the relative level of osteoporotic fracture in the thyroid population compared to the general population, and (2) to establish whether osteoporotic fracture in patients receiving thyroxine was associated with plasma thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level or thyroxine dose.Method: A database of clinical information from subjects with treated thyroid disease was linked to morbidity records describing all in-patient episodes of...