Decreased Alkaline Phosphatase Treatment
There is no cure for hypophosphatasia. Treatment for hypophosphatasia usually includes nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, alkaline phosphatase replacement therapy, and surgery.
Treatment options for hypophosphatasia may include:
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for hypophosphatasia
- Alkaline phosphatase replacement therapy for hypophosphatasia
- Surgery for hypophosphatasia:
- To correct bone deformities caused by hypophosphatasia
- To correct pseudofractures of the long bones
- Avoid vitamin and mineral supplements for rickets. Excessive vitamin D can cause hypercalcemia and other side effects.
- Avoidance of contact sports.
Decreased Alkaline Phosphatase Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat hypophosphatasia:
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