A 20-year-old male asked:
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can hypo or hyperparathyroidism cause scoliosis? i'm wondering because i have scoliosis and hypopituitarism, and just curiosity.

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Unrelated
Answered on Sep 16, 2014
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not Really: There is no evidence that Hypo/Hyperparathyroidism cause Scoliosis
Answered on Mar 14, 2015
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