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Panel Discussion: Some Aspects of the Management of Patients with X-Linked Hypophosphataemic Rickets

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X-linked hypophosphataemia (XLH) rickets is a rare disease frequently misdiagnosed and mismanaged. Despite having clinical guidelines that offers some therapeutic recommendations based on the clinical experience of experts, physicians still have questions about some important aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of XLH, such as when the disease should be suspected, who should be in charge of the diagnosis, what should be done once the disease is diagnosed, or what therapeutic options are currently available. The objective of this paper is to answer some of the more frequent questions related to the management of patients with XLH by a group of experts participating in a scientific conference on XLH held in Madrid.

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This supplement has been funded by Kyowa Kirin.


Kyowa Kirin organized the scientific meeting and contributed to the financing of the publication of the opinion of the speakers presented at that meeting (Madrid, November 2018).


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The authors would like to thank Fernando Sánchez Barbero, PhD for providing medical writing assistance on behalf of Springer Healthcare. Kyowa Kirin funded the writing assistance. Ruth Blaikie provided the copy editing of this manuscript.


Josep-Vicent Torregrosa, Jaime Sánchez del Pozo and María Isabel Luis Yanes declare no conflict of interest for the publication of this manuscript. Manuel Muñoz Torres has participated as a speaker and in clinical studies sponsored by Kyowa Kirin.

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Torregrosa, JV., Sánchez del Pozo, J., Luiz Yanes, M.I. et al. Panel Discussion: Some Aspects of the Management of Patients with X-Linked Hypophosphataemic Rickets. Adv Ther 37 (Suppl 2), 121–126 (2020).

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