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  • hypophosphatemia
  • Standard treatment of X-linked hypophosphatemia can heal rickets but does not always raise the level of phosphates in the blood or return growth levels to normal. (cochrane.org)
  • Conventional treatment of X-linked hypophosphatemia with oral phosphate and calcitriol can heal rickets, but it does not always raise serum phosphate concentrations significantly, nor does it always normalize linear growth. (cochrane.org)
  • Clinical
  • Clinical management of hypophospatemic rickets may differ depending on the specific mutations associated with an individual case, but treatments are aimed at raising phosphate levels to promote normal bone formation. (wikipedia.org)
  • causes
  • 2) Throughout this paper we will go over a variety of characteristics involving the disease of Rickets, these includes things such as: causes of disease, risk factors, significance statistics of Rickets, diagnosis, treatment, disease changes and comorbidity/comortality. (bartleby.com)
  • diseases
  • Some kidney, liver, and intestinal diseases can interfere with the way the body absorbs and metabolizes minerals and vitamins, resulting in rickets. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Funk proposed the hypothesis that other diseases, such as rickets, pellagra, coeliac disease, and scurvy could also be cured by vitamins. (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Although considered a disease of the past, rickets has not been eliminated in the world, and it seems to be getting more common in the United States. (aaos.org)
  • sunlight
  • Adults who rarely go outside or permanently cover their sun from sunlight, elderly people and those who to not eat meat or oily fish are also at higher risk of developing rickets. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Getting adequate sunlight is an important way to prevent rickets. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • It was later discovered that the actual cause of rickets is lack of vitamin D due to lack of sunlight which can be prevented or remedied by ingesting food rich in vitamin D, such as cod liver oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Because breast milk contains very little Vitamin D, rickets is seen most commonly in babies who are exclusively breast fed for a long time. (aaos.org)
  • include
  • To the degree that heterozygous females are affected, the patient's maternal family history is likely to include short stature and rickets. (medscape.com)
  • liver
  • He discovered that feeding caged dogs on a diet of porridge induced rickets, which could then be cured with cod liver oil and concluded that rickets was caused by a dietary factor. (wikipedia.org)