Author: Adalbert Raimann

  • Vienna Bone and Growth Center, Vienna, Austria
  • Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

July 9, 2022

X-linked Hypophosphatemia. Orthopedic Management in a multidisciplinary setting

X-linked hypophosphatemia is a rare disorder of bone metabolism caused by inactivating mutations in the PHEX. Conservative therapies such as treatment with phosphate salts or FGF23-inhibiting antibodies can improve symptoms, the latter being superior to the healing of rickets. Recent studies show a high burden of disease of children and adults with XLH. Orthopedic surgeons should be aware that lower […]