Atypical femur fractures: a distinctive tract of adult hypophosphatasia.

  title={Atypical femur fractures: a distinctive tract of adult hypophosphatasia.},
  author={Francesca Marini and Maria Luisa Brandi},
  journal={Clinical cases in mineral and bone metabolism : the official journal of the Italian Society of Osteoporosis, Mineral Metabolism, and Skeletal Diseases},
  volume={14 3},
Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a congenital, rare and heterogeneous bone disorder, characterized by a deficit of calcified tissue mineralization, leading to skeletal deformities and osteomalacia in adults, rickets in infants and children, and fragility fractures and premature loss of dentition in children and adults. The disease is caused by a reduced or absent… CONTINUE READING