Orthopaedic problems in adult hypophosphatasia: a report of two cases.

@article{Anderton1979OrthopaedicPI,
  title={Orthopaedic problems in adult hypophosphatasia: a report of two cases.},
  author={J M Anderton},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1979},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={82-4}
}
  • J M Anderton
  • Published 1979 in
    The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
Hypophosphatasia in adults is rare. Two elderly sisters presenting with pathological fractures of the femur are reported to illustrate the difficulties in orthopaedic management of this disease. All patients with a history of repeated fractures, especially from minor trauma and with generalised radiological bony abnormality, should be screened for this rare… CONTINUE READING