Table 6: Percentage of fragility fractures in patients with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism according to the fracture site. Apulia, years 2008–2013.

Fracture sidePatients with hypothyroidismPatients with hyperthyroidism

Femur42.9%55.9%
Humerus15.2%13.6%
Forearm12.8%10.1%
Lumbar spine11.2%9.5%
Tibial pilon10.4%5.3%
Dorsal spine5.6%4.9%
Tarsus and metatarsus1.5%0.5%
Sacrum spine0.4%0.2%