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Vol. 9 - Num. 35

Clinical Reviews

Secondary hyperphosphatasemia of infancy and childhood: a new case

Carmen Casaní Martíneza

aPediatra. Doctora en Medicina. CS de Burjassot (Valencia). Unidad de Neonatología, Hospital Universitario La Fe. Valencia. España.

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Reference of this article: Casaní Martínez C. Secondary hyperphosphatasemia of infancy and childhood: a new case. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2007;9:449-53.

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Abstract Transient hyperphosphatasemia of infancy and childhood is a benign condition, of unknown aetiology and self-limited outcome that affects specially children younger than 5 years. There is an important elevation of serum alkaline phosphatase without evidence of bone or liver disease. The clinical case of a one year girl is described, making comments about controversies on the matter. Key words: Alkaline phosphatase.


Alkaline phosphatase

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