Rickets: Part II

Richard M. Shore*, Russell W. Chesney

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This is the continuation of a two-part review of rickets. This part emphasizes the specific pathophysiology, clinical features, pathoanatomy and radiographic findings of vitamin D deficiency rickets. Other forms of rickets, differential diagnostic considerations and the potential relationship between low levels of vitamin D metabolites and unexplained fractures in infants are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-172
Number of pages21
JournalPediatric radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2013


  • Bone
  • Children
  • Nonaccidental trauma
  • Radiographic findings
  • Rickets
  • Vitamin D

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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