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SOVEID M. TUMOR ASSOCIATED OSTEOMALACIA IN NEUROFIBROMATOSIS: CASE REPORT AND LITERATURE REVIEW. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 2003; 16 (4) :227-230
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-737-en.html

From the Department of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism Unit, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, I.R. Iran.
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The association of osteomalacia with neurofibromatosis is a very rare entity. Here a 34 year old man, a known case of neurofibromatosis, is reported who presented with bone pain, hypophosphatemia, rena] phosphorus wasting, multiple Looser's pseudofractures, and low bone density. Treatment with high dose calcitriol and phosphate resulted in temporary treatment. Permanent cure was achieved after removal of two large superficial neurofibromas.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Internal Medicine