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Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test

Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test

Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test: The bone specific alkaline phosphatase (BSAP) test measures the amount of this phosphatase enzyme in the urine; BSAP is present in the membrane of osteoblast cells and is excreted into the urine during bone resorption.

Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test: Other Names

Other names for Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test include:

  • BSAP

Diseases Associated with Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test:

  • Osteoporosis (increased levels)
  • Paget disease (increased levels)
  • Bone tumors, primary and metastatic (increased levels)
  • Acromegaly (increased levels)
  • Hyperparathyroidism (increased levels)
  • Hyperthyroidism (increased levels)
  • Osteodystrophy (increased levels)
  • Hypoparathyroidism (decreased levels)
  • Hypothyroidism (decreased levels)
  • Cortisol therapy (decreased levels)

Basic Information: Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test' may be involved.

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