A Man With Pain in His Muscles and Bones

Camilo Jimenez, MD, Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MDSeries Editor: Ashok Balasubramanyam, MD

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April 02, 2003

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What is the differential diagnosis of chronic proximal muscle weakness in adults?

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What is the definition of hypophosphatemia?

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What are the causes of hypophosphatemia?

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How do we explain osteomalacia, normocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, phosphaturia, and muscle wasting in this patient?

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