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A 38-year-old male asked:

My son 3 yrs old identified mild rickets and have little knock knees , fraying metaphysis of lower end femur &upperend tibia, no other abnormalities.

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
What is question?: Rickets can be dietary, related to inadequate amounts of calcium and vitamin D in the diet, or can be related to kidney problems. Blood tests and response to Vit D help to diagnose. With treatment now, the bones usually heal with minimal deformity.

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Last updated Aug 13, 2018

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