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|Title:||A case report of tumor-induced osteomalacia: Eight year followed-up|
Thailand Ministry of Public Health
|Citation:||Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand. Vol.91, No.12 (2008), 1900-1903|
|Abstract:||Tumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is a rare but potentially curable disease. It is caused by excessive renal clearance of phosphate induced by a substance secreted from the tumor. Here, the authors report a Thai patient who presented with multiple pathologic fractures, low serum phosphorus, and low tubular maximum reabsorption of phosphorus/glomerular filtration rate (TmPO4/GFR). The clinical, biochemical and bone abnormalities improved 6 months after the surgery. Two years follow-up showed no recurrence of the disease. Physicians should be aware of this condition when encountering with adult onset osteomalacia.|
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