Best Practices

BEST PRACTICES IN: Recognizing and Diagnosing Hypophosphatasia


 

BEST PRACTICES IN: Recognizing and Diagnosing Hypophosphatasia

A supplement to Clinical Endocrinology News. This supplement was sponsored by Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Topics

  • Introduction
  • Incidence and Prevalence
  • Genetic Basis of Disease and Etiology
  • Presentation and Burden of Disease
  • Diagnosis
    • Laboratory Findings
    • Radiologic and Other Bone Findings
    • Genetic Testing
    • Clinical Management of HPP
  • Emerging Therapies
  • Conclusions

Faculty/Faculty Disclosures
Jill Hickman Simmons, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee

Dr Simmons is a clinical trial investigator for Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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