|Title:||Iron Overload Associated Endocrine Dysfunction Leading to Lower Bone Mineral Density in Thalassemia Major||Authors:||Yang, Wen-Ping
|Keywords:||bone mineral density; corticotropin; hemoglobin A1c; pituitary; thalassemia major; thyroid;Bone mineral density; Corticotropin; Hemoglobin A1c; Pituitary; Thalassemia major; Thyroid||Issue Date:||2020||Journal Volume:||105||Journal Issue:||4||Source:||The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism||Abstract:||
Patients with thalassemia major (TM) have a lower bone mineral density (BMD) and higher risk of fracture than the general population. The possible mechanisms include anemia, iron overload, malnutrition, and hormonal deficiency, but these have not been thoroughly investigated.
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