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Lead Toxicity

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Lead Toxicity
  • Lead toxicity inhibits parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP) and may affect bone mineral density 
  • Imaging
    • radiographs can reveal radiodense metaphyseal bands  

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(OBQ09.19) Lead toxicity affects growth by inhibiting which of the following growth factors?

QID: 2832

Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)

12%

(234/1938)

Parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrP)

30%

(582/1938)

Human growth hormone (HGH)

15%

(288/1938)

Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)

36%

(693/1938)

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)

7%

(131/1938)

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