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What is Adult hypophosphatasia?

What is Adult hypophosphatasia?

  • Adult hypophosphatasia: An rare inherited bone disorder due to an inborn error of metabolism characterized by a deficiency of alkaline phosphate. The condition involves the early loss of primary teeth and childhood rickets followed by a reasonable health until mid-adulthood when dental and skeletal abnormalities again become prevalent.

Adult hypophosphatasia: Introduction

Types of Adult hypophosphatasia:

Broader types of Adult hypophosphatasia:

What causes Adult hypophosphatasia?

Causes of Adult hypophosphatasia: see causes of Adult hypophosphatasia

What are the symptoms of Adult hypophosphatasia?

Symptoms of Adult hypophosphatasia: see symptoms of Adult hypophosphatasia

Can anyone else get Adult hypophosphatasia?

More information: see contagiousness of Adult hypophosphatasia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Adult hypophosphatasia

Adult hypophosphatasia: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adult hypophosphatasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adult hypophosphatasia: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adult hypophosphatasia.
Treatments for Adult hypophosphatasia: see treatments for Adult hypophosphatasia
Research for Adult hypophosphatasia: see research for Adult hypophosphatasia

Name of Adult hypophosphatasia

Main name of condition: Adult hypophosphatasia

Adult hypophosphatasia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Adult hypophosphatasia:


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