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can hypothyroidism cause high alkaline phosphate levels?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
not likely: High alkaline phosphatase can be due to liver/gallbladder or bone problems. Although hyperthyroidism can be associated with high levels of alk phos, it would be very rare to see it with hypothyroidism, unless there was an associated liver/gall bladder problem.

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