Hypophosphatasia Case Study

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Morgans mom found out on her fourth month of pregnancy that her child would suffer from hypophosphatasia (HPP). This disease reduces the levels of mineral and calcium in the bones making them weak and very dangerous or deadly. There was a very low chance she would even survive being born, luckily she did. She had very short limbs and bilateral cleft feet. Morgan was put straight into therapies and on drugs. She started losing her teeth very quickly. Morgan's parents took her to a new clinic and gave her a new experimental drug that worked wonders. Her teeth were staying in her mouth and her bones got stronger. She was now able to walk, ride a bike, and learn to

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