FDA grants priority review to Alexion's ERT asfotase alfa
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The FDA has granted a priority review to Alexion's enzyme replacement therapy asfotase alfa as a treatment for patients with infantile- and juvenile-onset hypophosphatasia (HPP), a chronic and progressive ultra-rare genetic metabolic disease characterized by defective bone mineralization, which can lead to destruction and deformity of bones, profound muscle weakness, seizures, respiratory failure and premature death.
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