GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS, vol.10, no.1, pp.40-43, 2012 (ESCI)
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GUNCEL PEDIATRI-JOURNAL OF CURRENT PEDIATRICS
Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
Osteopetrosis, infant, rickets, DIAGNOSIS
Bursa Uludag University Affiliated:
Introduction: Osteopetrosis is a rare disorder of osteoclast function resulting in failure of resorption and increased bone density. Rickets is a paradoxical complication of osteopetrosis. In this article, we report a 3-month old infant, examined because of right inguinal swelling and hepatosplenomegaly who was diagnosed with osteopetrosis and rickets, a rare association.