What is McCune-Albright syndrome?

Updated: Jun 19, 2020
  • Author: Horacio B Plotkin, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Jatinder Bhatia, MBBS, FAAP  more...
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Patients with McCune-Albright syndrome may have hypophosphatemia secondary to urinary phosphate leak, which may cause osteomalacia. Fasting phosphate levels should always be monitored in these patients, and phosphate supplements prescribed when indicated.


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