Alkaline Phosphatase Decreased Evaluation
The evaluation of hypophosphatasia starts with a history and physical examination.
Physical findings in those with hypophosphatasia may include:
- Bone deformities
- Growth retardation
- Tooth loss
Tests that may be used to evaluate hypophosphatasia include:
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