hrp0086p1-p111 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P1 | ESPE2016
Shanbhogue Vikram Vinod
, Beck-Nielsen Signe Sparre
Background: X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) are rare, inheritable disorders caused by excessive renal phosphate wasting manifesting as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. While conventional medical treatment with oral phosphate and alfacalcidol is recommended in childhood, where it heals rickets and rescues some of the growth potential prior to fusion of the growth plates, it is controversial whether adults should continue therapy. There is little evidence for the ...