Phosphaturia - definition of phosphaturia by The Free Dictionary
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phos·pha·tu·ri·a (fŏs′fə-to͝or′ē-ə, -tyo͝or′-)
An excess of phosphates in the urine.
(Pathology) pathol an abnormally large amount of phosphates in the urine
[C19: New Latin, from phosphate + -uria]
phos•pha•tu•ri•a (ˌfɒs fəˈtʊər i ə, -ˈtyʊər-)
the presence of an excessive quantity of phosphates in the urine.
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Both occur due to a complex cascade involving FGF-23 with reduction in phosphaturia
and inhibition of 1-[alpha] hydroxylase.
Tenofovir causes Fanconi's syndrome characterised by proteinuria, phosphaturia
, glycosuria (with normal blood glucose) and bicarbonate wasting.
Hypophosphatemia is the characteristic abnormality in these patients and is attributed to increased secretion of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23), a phosphatonin secreted from dysplastic bone lesions, hence leading to phosphaturia
Additionally, PTH causes phosphaturia
, resulting in a low-normal or low serum phosphorus level.