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Yotsapon Thewjitcharoen, Veekij Veerasomboonsin, Soontaree Nakasatien, Sirinate Krittiyawong, and Thep Himathongkam

results. Bone density scan (DEXA scan) revealed osteoporosis at the lumbar spine (T score −2.7) and osteopenia at the hip (T score −1.5). The diagnosis of 46, XX gonadal dysgenesis associated with MRKH syndrome was suspected based on both absence of uterus

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Christopher Muir, Anthony Dodds, and Katherine Samaras

, congenital anomalies and predisposition to malignancy commonly form part of the clinical spectrum ( 8 , 9 ). We report the case of a 45-year-old woman with DBA who developed osteoporosis and avascular necrosis (AVN), as well as invasive rectal cancer

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Eleanor P Thong, Sarah Catford, Julie Fletcher, Phillip Wong, Peter J Fuller, Helena Teede, and Frances Milat

bone disease. Although T1DM is an established risk factor for osteoporosis and fracture, bone health in patients with T1DM is not routinely assessed. This may be in part due to the lack of guidelines for fracture risk assessment and management of such

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E Castellano, M Pellegrino, R Attanasio, V Guarnieri, A Maffè, and G Borretta

symptoms of hypogonadism (1) . The typical endocrine derangements include decreased secretion of androgens and elevated gonadotropin levels. Hypogonadism represents one of the most important causes of male osteoporosis; early onset of testosterone

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Irene Berges-Raso, Olga Giménez-Palop, Elisabeth Gabau, Ismael Capel, Assumpta Caixàs, and Mercedes Rigla

malformations (skeletal, renal, cardiac) in close family members. Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism can lead to osteoporosis, metabolic syndrome and infertility ( 3 ). Patients with Kallmann syndrome, like those with other congenital GnRH deficiencies, can be

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Ana Marina Moreira and Poli Mara Spritzer

understanding of its management are essential to preserve quality of life, prevent osteoporosis, and optimize fertility prognosis in these patients. We describe three women with POI, who presented to an outpatient endocrinology clinic, highlighting the

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B Cangiano, C Cacciatore, L Persani, and M Bonomi

Background This case describes the successful use of an off-label therapy for hypogonadotropic hypogonadism determining osteoporosis, in which replacement therapy was contraindicated due to erythrocytosis. Case presentation C R, a 66

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Anna Casteràs, Jürgen Kratzsch, Ángel Ferrández, Carles Zafón, Antonio Carrascosa, and Jordi Mesa

been a heavy smoker for the last 30 years. Now in his fifties, he presents with health complaints that resembles those of adult GHD. He suffers from asthenia, osteomuscular pain, and osteoporosis. On physical examination ( Fig. 1 ), apart from severe

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Mona Abouzaid, Ahmed Al-Sharefi, Satish Artham, Ibrahim Masri, Ajay Kotagiri, and Ashwin Joshi

ultrasonography, high-resolution computed tomography (CT) and technetium sestamibi scan of the neck. An ultrasound of the abdomen showed no nephrocalcinosis but a bone densitometry scan confirmed a diagnosis of osteoporosis which was mostly affecting the distal

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Cheuk-Lik Wong, Chun-Kit Fok, and Vicki Ho-Kee Tam

medical history was notable for hyperlipidemia, osteoporosis and white coat hypertension. Her family history was notable for NF-1 in her daughter and son as well. She first experienced on and off palpitation back in the year 2010. She described it as a