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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Usual directions of bone-turnover marker changes seen in common conditions

Condition Bone-resorption marker Bone-formation marker
Osteoporosis ↑/→ ↑/→
Glucocorticoid therapy
Diabetic bone disease
Hyperparathyroidism
Renal osteodystrophy: high-turnover disease
Adynamic bone disease
Metastatic bone disease
Multiple myeloma
Osteomalacia and rickets
Paget’s disease of the bone
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