Alexion's hypophosphatasia drug asfotase alfa under FDA review
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals said it has completed its rolling biologics license application submission to the FDA for asfotase alfa as a treatment for hypophosphatasia (HPP), a chronic and progressive ultra-rare metabolic disease, which can lead to destruction and deformity of bones, profound muscle weakness, seizures, respiratory failure and premature death.
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