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How does rickets affect the body?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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