Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Incidence Symptoms Evaluation Treatment specialist Outlook Underlying Cause Types adult childhood infantile

Alkaline Phosphatase Decreased Adult

Adult hypophosphatasia is very rare and shares many of the same features as childhood hypophosphatasia.

Symptoms of hypophosphatasia in adults include:

  • Premature loss of teeth
  • Loss of bone density
  • Bony deformities
  • Gout
  • Bone fractures

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Last Updated: Mar 20, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Alkaline Phosphatase Decreased References
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