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ba0002p106 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Acquired hypophosphatemic rickets in a 13-year-old boy presenting with knee pain and valgus deformity

Bowden Sasigarn , Beebe Allan , Wildman Sally

Background: Hypophosphatemic rickets commonly presents in early childhood as inherited disorders. Acquired hypophosphatemic rickets or osteomalacia is a rare condition in children caused by paraneoplastic production of phosphaturic factor or FGF23 and is called tumor-induced rickets or osteomalacia. Localization of tumor is important as hypophosphatemic rickets completely resolves after resection of tumor.Presenting problem: We present a challenging case...