Short stature in XLH

Stunted growth may be the revealing symptom in de novo XLH children; noteworthy, growth velocity is always poor at the time of diagnosis in those children. Growth is disproportionate: impaired limb growth with relatively preserved trunk growth. Rarely, the diagnosis of rickets is made from radiographs taken for other reasons.

Last modified
29 July 2019

Short stature may have many different causes such as Endocrine disorders, Metabolic disease and Bone diseases:  skeletal dysplasias (a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by abnormalities...

Rare Condition

X Linked Hypophosphatemia

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is known as the most common hereditary metabolic rickets with a prevalence of 1:20,000- 60,000. Manifestations are bone deformities (particularly bowing of...


Hypophosphatemic (HPP) rickets are disorders related to low levels of...