renal rickets


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renal rickets

[′rēn·əl ′rik·əts]
(medicine)
The metabolic bone disease due to increased bone resorption resulting from the acidosis and secondary hyperparathyroidism of renal insufficiency.
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Another important feature is renal rickets associated with hyperphosphaturia and hypophosphatemia due to reduced tubular reabsorption of phosphorus.
A comparison of the clinical and biochemical features between Medes's and our patients Medes' s case Our case Age at diagnosis 49 years old 2 years old Clinical Liver cirrhosis (-) (++) features Renal tubular defect (-) (+) Renal rickets (-) (+) Myasthenia gravis (+) (-) Urinary Tyrosine 380 350 excretion of 4-HPP 2800 250 4-hydroxyphenyl 4-HPL (-) 1000 compounds 4-HPA (-) 150 (mg/day) * l-Dopa (+) (-) Proposed enzyme defect 4-HPPD 4-HPPD * :4-hydroxyphenyl compounds in urine from the both patients on mixed hospital diet were measured.