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Osteoporosis of pregnancy.

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Eight women with pregnancy-associated osteoporosis were studied for up to ten years. Back pain and vertebral collapse usually occurred in the first pregnancy and did not recur in two subsequent pregnancies. Except in one patient, bone histology showed no increase in resorption. Plasma concentrations of 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D tended to be low whereas those of calcitonin were, with one exception, normal. It is suggested that in these patients there may have been a transient failure of the usua...

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Stevenson, JC More by this author
Winearls, CG More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
1
Issue:
8439
Pages:
1178-1180
Publication date:
1985-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:89389c32-1a30-48e9-ab52-f731a8af8b9e
Source identifiers:
108736
Local pid:
pubs:108736

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