Colton’s Story: X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH)

Health Research Offers Young Man A Chance to Beat Rare Bone Condition

Discover how a clinical trial at the IU School of Medicine helped Colton overcome a rare genetic bone condition called X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH).


Bright. Popular. Optimistic. Those are the words Debbie Moore uses to describe her son Colton who, at 16 months of age, was diagnosed with a deforming bone disorder called X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). Both uncommon and painful, XLH causes rickets and osteomalacia, or softening of the bones. Patients are typically diagnosed during childhood and have bowed […]

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