Metabolic and orthopedic management of X-linked vitamin D-resistant hypophosphatemic rickets.

@article{Fucentese2008MetabolicAO,
  title={Metabolic and orthopedic management of X-linked vitamin D-resistant hypophosphatemic rickets.},
  author={Sandro Fucentese and Thomas J. Neuhaus and Leonhard Erich Ramseier and G. Ulrich Exner},
  journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={285-91}
}
PURPOSE Therapy of vitamin D-resistant hypophosphatemic rickets (VDXLR) consists of oral phosphate and vitamin D supplements. Bone deformities, pain, and small stature can occur even in children with good compliance, requiring surgical correction and bone lengthening. However, only few surgical reports are available. METHODS Twelve patients (three males) with VDXLR were followed at our institution. Median age at diagnosis was 3 9/12 years (range, birth to 11 10/12) with a follow-up period of… CONTINUE READING

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