Osteomalacia and rickets

Osteomalacia is a skeletal mineralisation disorder. The bones are soft and this causes deformation and fractures, even without trauma, especially affecting the pelvis, ribs, and spinal column. In addition, it can cause pain, especially in the spinal column, pelvis, legs, and ribs, as well as weakness in the legs. In childhood, this disorder is called rickets and it can also negatively affect growth.

Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 14.03.2022, 09:37
Modification date: 14.03.2022, 09:39
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