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Infantile hypophosphatasia

Infantile hypophosphatasia: Introduction

Infantile hypophosphatasia: An inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition becomes noticeably during infancy and involves a period of normal development (about 6 months) followed by deterioration due to bone demineralization. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Infantile hypophosphatasia is available below.

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Causes of Infantile hypophosphatasia

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

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More information about Infantile hypophosphatasia

  1. Infantile hypophosphatasia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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