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Thoracic spine fracture in the course of severe nocturnal hypoglycemia in young patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus—the role of low bone mineral density

Published:January 06, 2014DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2013.12.055
      Thus far, only a few spine fracture cases related to severe nocturnal hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes patients have been reported. Due to the relatively young age of these subjects, osteoporosis was not taken into consideration and bone mineral density was not assessed.
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