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Table 3 Laboratory abnormalities that required further exploration in men and women more than 50 years of age with a recent clinical fracture (N = 100)

From: Evaluation of patients with a recent clinical fracture and osteoporosis, a multidisciplinary approach

Laboratory abnormality Total
Exogenous hypervitaminosis D (>220 nmol/l) 1
Hypercalciuria in 24 hours urine 3
TSH 0.4–3.5 mU/L 13
   - >3.5 mU/L 10
   - treated hypothyroidism 9
-TSH <0.4 mU/L 1
-TSH >3.5 mU/L 3
   - treated hyperthyroidism 3
-TSH >3.5 mU/L 1
   -TSH <0.4 mU/L 2
Serum testosterone in men <12 nmol/L (one measurement) 1
Total number of patients 14