Author: Aleksandra Stauffer

  • Department of Pediatric Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Hospital Speising, Vienna, Austria
  • Vienna Bone and Growth Center, 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 […]