Adult hypophosphatasia

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Adult hypophosphatasia

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The terms "Adult hypophosphatasia" returned 4 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Intramedullary nailing for adult hypophosphatasia: a case report.
 

Author(s): H W Leung, C W Wong, W Y Shen

Journal: J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2008 Dec;16(3):385-8.

 

Hypophosphatasia is a rare genetic metabolic disorder characterised by defective bone mineralisation secondary to serum and bone alkaline phosphatase deficiency. We report a 46-year-old woman who underwent multiple intramedullary nailings for fractures and deformities of 6 long bones over 13 years.

Last Updated: 7 Jan 2009

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Hypophosphatasia: diagnostic application of linked DNA markers in the dominantly inherited adult form.
 

Author(s): S J Iqbal, D S Plaha, G H Linforth, R Dalgleish

Journal: Clin. Sci.. 1999 Jul;97(1):73-8.

 

Hypophosphatasia is a rare disease characterized by low serum levels of tissue non-specific alkaline phosphatase (TNSALP) and a spectrum of skeletal disease varying from the severest form with death in utero to mild with no clinical abnormality in adults. Currently, the diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 21 Dec 1999

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Hypophosphatasia (adult form): quantitation of serum alkaline phosphatase isoenzyme activity in a large kindred.
 

Author(s): J L Millán, M P Whyte, L V Avioli, W H Fishman

Journal: Clin. Chem.. 1980 Jun;26(7):840-5.

 

We used heat inactivation, L-phenylalanine inhibition, and electrophoresis on polyacrylamide gel and cellulose acetate membranes--with and without use of specific antisera against the liver-bone, intestinal, and placental isoenzymes--to distinguish and quantitate the different alkaline ...

Last Updated: 28 Aug 1980

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The terms "Adult hypophosphatasia" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hypophosphatasia in an adult: a case report.
 

Author(s): M Nangaku, N Sato, K Sugano, F Takaku

Journal: Jpn. J. Med.. ;30(1):47-52.

 

In this rare case of adult hypophosphatasia, no radiological abnormalities of the skeletal system could be detected even by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry. Severe dental caries was the sole clinical manifestation, indicating this case as an "odontohypophosphatasia". The levels of ...

Last Updated: 11 Sep 1991

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