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Will having rickets in early childhood cause multi-level disc degeneration later in life?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Rickets affects mainy growth plates of long bones.

In brief: No

Rickets affects mainy growth plates of long bones.
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: This would depend on

The severity and duration of the condition and at what age it involved, but it is possible.

In brief: This would depend on

The severity and duration of the condition and at what age it involved, but it is possible.
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