Hypophosphatemic rickets

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
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Case Discussion

X-rays of the wrist and knee of a seven month old child demonstrates widening of the metaphysis with slight fraying and cupping of the growth-plate margins. The features are consistent with rickets, which in this case are due to hypophosphatemia.

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Case information

rID: 8224
Published: 19th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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