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Table 2 Bone mineral densitometry of the patient

From: Extremely elevated serum alkaline phosphatase level upon treatment with teriparatide: a case report

Region23 March 2017
SLE diagnosis
15 March 2018
Before teriparatide commencement
8 April 2019
4 months after discontinuing teriparatide
Z-scoreBMD (g/cm2)Z-scoreBMD (g/cm2)Z-scoreBMD (g/cm2)
Lumbar spine− 2.20.852− 2.80.781− 2.50.816
Femoral neck− 0.80.827− 1.10.786− 0.80.824
Total hip− 0.90.894− 1.80.759− 0.60.934
One-third distal radius− 3.20.648− 2.40.688
  1. BMD Bone mineral densitometry, SLE Systemic lupus erythematosus