Hypophosphatemic Rickets Questions & Answers

Updated: May 02, 2018
  • Author: James CM Chan, MD; Chief Editor: Sasigarn A Bowden, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is hypophosphatemic rickets?

What are the complications of hypophosphatemic rickets?

How is hypophosphatemic rickets diagnosed?

How is hypophosphatemic rickets treated?

What is included in patient education about hypophosphatemic rickets?

What causes hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the role of genetics in the etiology of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the role of low phosphate levels in the etiology of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the prevalence of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the prognosis of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Which physical findings are characteristic of hypophosphatemic rickets?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What are the differential diagnoses for Hypophosphatemic Rickets?

Workup

What is the role of lab testing in the diagnosis of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the role of imaging studies in the diagnosis of hypophosphatemic rickets?

How is renal tubular reabsorption of phosphate (TRP) calculated during the workup of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Treatment

How are hypophosphatemic rickets treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of hypophosphatemic rickets?

What is the role of pharmacologic therapy in the treatment of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of hypophosphatemic rickets?

Which medications in the drug class Diuretics are used in the treatment of Hypophosphatemic Rickets?

Which medications in the drug class Phosphate replacement are used in the treatment of Hypophosphatemic Rickets?

Which medications in the drug class Vitamin D are used in the treatment of Hypophosphatemic Rickets?

Which medications in the drug class Monoclonal Antibodies, Endocrine are used in the treatment of Hypophosphatemic Rickets?