A female asked:
can rickets be mistaken for child abuse in very young babies born with severe vitamin d and calcium deficiency? please help!
2 doctor answers
Dr. John Goldman answered
55 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Rickets can have pseudofractures as well as deformities. You need to have a pediatric rheumatologist or endocrinologist assist you in the care.
Answered on Mar 19, 2016
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