P C Clemens

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X-Linked hypophosphatemic rickets (HYP, XLH) is a disorder of phosphate homeostasis, characterized by renal phosphate wasting and hypophosphatemia, with normal to low 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 serum levels. The purpose of our study was the detection of inactivating mutations in the PHEX gene, the key enzyme in the pathogenesis of XLH. The 16 patients,(More)
UNLABELLED Treatment of hyperphenylalaninaemias due to phenylalanine hydroxylase deficiency with a low phenylalanine (Phe) diet is highly successful in preventing neurological impairment and mental retardation. There is consensus that, for an optimal outcome, treatment should start as early as possible, and that strict blood Phe level control is of primary(More)