Oncogenic osteomalacia.

  • Jayson Rapoport
  • Published 2000 in The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ


Severe osteomalacia (confirmed by the examination of thin undecalcified bone biopsy sections) associated with hypophosphataemia developed in a 60 year old woman. A skeletal x-ray survey showed a lytic lesion in the right proximal femur, and this was curetted, showing a vascular tumour. The patient's symptoms improved almost immediately and serum phosphate… (More)

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