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Journal:   INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE BIOMEDICINE (IRANIAN JOURNAL OF REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE)   October 2018 , Volume 16 , Number 10; Page(s) 657 To 657.
 
Paper: 

Transient osteoporosis of pregnancy in a case of postpartum bilateral femoral neck fracture (Letter to Editor)

 
 
Author(s):  GHARANIZADEH KAVEH, MIRZAEI ALIREZA, PIRI SOLMAZ, ZABIHIYEGANEH MOZHDEH*
 
* Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
 
Abstract: 
Dear Editor Transient osteoporosis of pregnancy (TOP) is a rare, yet under-reported condition that threatens pregnant women in the third trimester of a usually uneventful pregnancy. It is known to be the consequence of drastic loss of bone mass and elevated rates of bone turnover caused by fetal consumption of calcium and vitamin D from the maternal skeleton (1, 2). Meanwhile, the transient nature of osteoporosis cannot generally be determined at the time of the event, mainly due to the lack of bone mineral density (BMD) history...
 
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