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July 1982

Osteoporosis in Young Men: A Syndrome of Hypercalciuria and Accelerated Bone Turnover

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Department of Medicine (Drs Perry, Fallon, Teitelbaum, and Avioli), and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Drs Fallon and Teitelbaum and Ms Bergfeld), The Jewish Hospital of St Louis, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis.

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(7):1295-1298. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340200053014

• Five young men had a similar syndrome of osteopenia and hypercalciuria, probably resorptive and absorptive, with histomorphometric data suggesting decreased bone mass with increased rate of bone formation. A search for causes of osteopenia, either primary or secondary, was unrewarding.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:1295-1298)

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