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- Offers a description of the malady that includes information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.
eMedicine - Rickets
- Laurence Finberg, MD provides a description of the condition's pathophysiology, frequency, lab and imaging studies.
NHS Choices: Rickets
- Information on this rare disease that affects bone development in children including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, risks and treatment.
- Find a description of the disorder, its alternate names, the causes, incidence and risk factors.
- A description of the diagnosis and treatment of an adopted Russian child with nutritional rickets at the Alfred I. duPont Institute.
- University of Maryland Medical Center article that describes the condition. Find a discussion of causes, incidence, and risk factors.
Vitamin D Processing and Familial Rickets
- Offers a comparison between Vitamin D sensitive and resistant forms of the bone disease. Includes a general overview of bone growth and development.
- Mayo Clinic answers how this vitamin D deficiency effects children's bones, who is at risk, non-dietary causes, symptoms, and diagnosis. (January 12, 2005)
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