Racial differences in parathyroid hormone dynamics

G. E. Fuleihan
1994 Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism  
Elevations in PTH levels have been reported in black subjects. Such observations have not been consistent, however, and seem paradoxical in view of the known bone-resorptive action of this hormone and the fact that black subjects have a higher bone mineral density and fewer fractures than their white counterparts.
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