Tumor-induced osteomalacia - a mystery illness beyond aches, pains, and depression

Conclusion. The present case demonstrated the need to extensively investigate causes of generalized bone pain in patients with hypophosphatemia, as TIO is highly curable. Importantly, 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT imaging successfully identified the FGF23 producing tumor, which was undetectable by conventional imaging, favoring its early use in suspected TIO presentation. The present report highlights the importance of timely diagnosis of this complex medical condition, aiming to improve general awareness and enable better clinical outcomes for this rare disorder.PMID:34523297 | DOI:10.2478/enr-2021-0017
Source: Endocrine Regulations - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Source Type: research

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