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Childhood hypophosphatasia

Childhood hypophosphatasia: Introduction

Childhood hypophosphatasia: An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate which results in loss of deciduous teeth before the age of 5 as well as muscle and bone problems - childhood onset. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Childhood hypophosphatasia is available below.

Symptoms of Childhood hypophosphatasia

  • Loss of deciduous teeth by age of 5
  • Aplasia of dental cementum
  • Hypoplasia of dental cementum
  • Dysplasia of dental cementum
  • Muscle pain
  • more symptoms...»

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Childhood hypophosphatasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Childhood hypophosphatasia, or a subtype of Childhood hypophosphatasia, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Childhood hypophosphatasia

  1. Childhood hypophosphatasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Deaths
 

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