Tumor-induced osteomalacia: long-term follow-up of two patients cured by removal of their tumors.

Two patients with mesenchymal tumors had osteomalacia associated with marked hypophosphatemia and renal phosphate wasting. Their serum calcium and parathyroid hormone levels were normal. The first patient also had aminoaciduria and glucosuria in addition to phosphaturia. Both patients were treated with very large doses of vitamin D2 and phosphate without… CONTINUE READING