X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)
Progressive, chronic, skeletal1,2
XLH is characterized by renal phosphate wasting, which is caused by excess fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) production1,2
See the lifelong spectrum of XLH
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