A 48-year-old member asked:
How does hyperparathyroidism affect the skeletal system?
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Causes Osteoporosis: It depletes Calcium from the bones and in the blood stream and therby causes Osteporosis and can cause Bone Pain and risk of fractures
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Last updated Mar 9, 2015
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