Albright's hereditary osteodystrophy
Other Names for this Disease
- Albright hereditary osteodystrophy
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Treatment consists of calcium and vitamin D supplements, to maintain high calcium levels without the help of parathyroid hormone. In some individuals with high serum phosphate levels, a low-phosphorus diet or phosphate binders (such as calcium carbonate, calcium acetate, or sevelamer HCl) may be necessary.
Last updated: 4/6/2009
- Topiwala S. Pseudohypoparathyroidism. MedlinePlus. July 2012; http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000364.htm. Accessed 10/17/2012.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
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