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Spinal-Cord Compression in Untreated Adult Cases of Vitamin-D Resistant Rickets

YOSHIKAWA, SEIZO; SHIBA, MASAKUNI; SUZUKI, AKIRA

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Three adult siblings with untreated familial hypophosphatemic vitamin-D resistant rickets are reported. In two tetraplegia developed due to spinal-cord compression caused by ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament of the cervical spine.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kudanzaka Hospital, Kudan, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ōme City Hospital, Ōme, Tokyo, Japan

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