A Retrospective Evaluation of Patients with Rickets


Ocak M., EREN E. , Istanbullu K., SAĞLAM H.

GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS, vol.9, no.2, pp.75-78, 2011 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.75-78
  • Keywords: Vitamin D deficiency, rickets, hypocalcemia

Abstract

Introduction: Rickets is a group of diseases presenting with skeletal deformities and decreased growth rate due to diminished epiphyseal calcification. It has been previously reported that in our country, nutritional rickets with Vitamin D insufficiency is an important healthcare problem.