FRANCOIS LUSTMAN, M.D.; RAOUL PARMENTIER, M.D., Ph.D.; PIERRE DUSTIN, M.D., Ph.D.
To the editor: Taylor and colleagues (1) reported the case of a patient with oncogenic osteomalacia due to oat-cell carcinoma, and cited another case of a nonmesenchymal tumor related to a prostatic carcinoma (2). They stress that this syndrome is usually associated with benign mesenchymal neoplasms and point out that disturbance of proximal tubular function can be suggested in some patients by glycosuria and aminoaciduria. In 1965, we saw a patient with osteomalacia associated with a mesenchymal cancer, which was particularly interesting because of the renal findings noted at autopsy (3).
In 1957 a 43-year-old woman presented with osteomalacia. Her
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LUSTMAN F, PARMENTIER R, DUSTIN P. Oncogenic Osteomalacia and Renal Adenomatoid Dysplasia. Ann Intern Med. 1985;102:869-870. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-6-869_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(6):869-870.
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