A 37-year-old member asked:
how does rickets affect the body?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Poor mineralization : Longstanding untreated rickets results in greenstick fracture, bowlegs, kyphosis (hunchback), short stature, and rarely infantile tetany. The muscles are poorly developed with low tone.
Answered on Dec 23, 2014
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