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How do rickets disrupt homeostasis in the body?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
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In brief: Vit D deficiency

Rickets is the bony manifestation of vitamin d deficiency in childhood.
Vit d deficiency has many effects. The incidence of vit d insufficiency has doubled from 1994 to 2004. An air pollutant, cadmium, which has become more toxic since the removal of lead from gasoline breaks down 25-oh vitamin d. Low calcium, phosphorus, elevated alkaline phosphatase , neuromuscular irritability result.

In brief: Vit D deficiency

Rickets is the bony manifestation of vitamin d deficiency in childhood.
Vit d deficiency has many effects. The incidence of vit d insufficiency has doubled from 1994 to 2004. An air pollutant, cadmium, which has become more toxic since the removal of lead from gasoline breaks down 25-oh vitamin d. Low calcium, phosphorus, elevated alkaline phosphatase , neuromuscular irritability result.
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