Hypophosphatemic Rickets

(Vitamin D-resistant rickets) The hypophosphatemic rickets is an inherited disorder that is characterized by a hypophosphatemia, a disturbed intestinal calcium absorption and a rickets or osteomalacia that does not improve after vitamin D supplementation. It is usually hereditary. The symptoms are bone pain, fractures and growth disorders. The diagnosis is usually carried out by determination of the serum level of phosphate, alkaline phosphatase, and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3. is treated with oral…

September 3, 2018