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Clinical and Radiologic Features of Rickets in Children

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Description:

Rickets occurs in children, prior to closure of the growth plates. Failure to adequately mineralize the matrix of forming bone results in weakened bone, with bowing, deformity and fractures.

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