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Fernando Santos

Fernando Santos is  the Professor & Chairman of Pediatrics at the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias & University of Oviedo.

Cardiovascular Risk In Children With Hereditary Rickets

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is the most prevalent form of hereditary rickets. It is caused by loss-of-function mutations in the phosphate-regulating Endopeptidase Homolog X-linked (PHEX) gene, which results in elevated circulating levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23), which, in turn, […]