Orthopaedic Nursing:
Radiology Review

Rickets

Berg, Eugene E.

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Abstract

Nutritional (vitamin D deficiency) rickets is now a rarity in the industrial world because of food fortification. Most cases result from hereditary inborn errors of vitamin D metabolism or end-organ unresponsiveness as is exemplified in this case of hypophosphatemic rickets.

© 2004 National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses

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