hrp0092p2-31 | Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism | ESPE2019
, Al-Dubayee Mohammed
, Babiker Amir
X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) is the most common form of inherited hypophosphataemic rickets, caused by loss-of-function mutations in the gene encoding phosphate-regulating endopeptidase homologue X-linked (PHEX), resulting in excess circulating fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23).1,2 In children, clinical features include delayed walking, waddling gait, leg bowing, pain, spontaneous dental abscesses and growth failure. Current therapies do not treat the underly...