Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 455--457

An uncommon cause of osteoporosis


Rohit Barnabas, Basavaraj Soora Gauda, Kripa Elizabeth Cherian, Nitin Kapoor, Hesarghatta Shyamasunder Asha, Thomas Vizhalil Paul 
 Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Thomas Vizhalil Paul
Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Christian Medical College, Vellore - 632 004, Tamil Nadu
India

Osteoporosis in the younger age group is an important cause of morbidity. Prolactinoma is an uncommon but reversible cause of osteoporosis. The main mechanisms of osteoporosis in prolactinoma are reduced osteoblast activity and hypogonadism. A high index of suspicion is the key in diagnosis and management of this treatable entity.


How to cite this article:
Barnabas R, Gauda BS, Cherian KE, Kapoor N, Asha HS, Paul TV. An uncommon cause of osteoporosis.J Family Med Prim Care 2018;7:455-457


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Barnabas R, Gauda BS, Cherian KE, Kapoor N, Asha HS, Paul TV. An uncommon cause of osteoporosis. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2018 [cited 2020 Jul 2 ];7:455-457
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