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Possible Causes For Hungry bone syndrome/deficit recovery - Causes

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List of current finding(s):

Surgical, Procedure Complication
Parathyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy, subtotal/Thyroid surgery
Neoplastic Disorders
Metastatic bone disease
Adenocarcinoma, metast. prostate
Prostate cancer/bone metastasis
Adenocarcinoma, metastatic breast
Osteoblastic malignancy
Deficiency Disorders
Starvation recovery/edema syndrome
Pathophysiologic
Hungry bone syndrome/recovery deficit
Drugs
Vitamin D Administration/Toxicity
Synonyms
Hungry bone syndrome, Hungry bones syndrome, Hungry bones syndrome (disorder)
Definition

Thyrotoxicosis leading to overactive osteoblastic activity coupled with a reduced osteoclastic activity followed by surgery results in a net calcium from circulation. This is the proposed mechanism of Hungry Bone Syndrome leading to hypocalcaemia.

There are no definitions given in literature just proposed mechanism put forth - the cause and reasons for HBS have not yet been identified.

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