Rickets

  • Condition affecting the bone structure in children
  • Symptoms may include soft, weak bones and bone deformities
  • Caused by a lack of vitamin D which can result from a diet low in vitamin D, lack of sunlight, intestinal problems or liver or kidney disease
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Occurs in children
  • May be mild to severe resulting in permanent bone deformity
  • Not life threatening

Due to the nature of this disease, there are no home treatment options. Please contact your doctor.

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