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Definitions of rickets in various dictionaries:
noun - childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
A deficiency disease resulting from a lack of vitamin D or calcium and from insufficient exposure to sunlight, characterized by defective bone growth and occurring chiefly in children.
noun - a disease resulting from vitamin D deficiency
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|A lack of phosphate, vitamin D or calcium can cause this bone disease in children|
|Caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, this bone-softening disease curved Dr. Kinsey's spine as a child|
|(Kelly of the Clue Crew shows an anatomical diagram on a monitor.) A severe vitamin D deficiency, especially in children, can cause this disease in which the bones soften and bend|
|A deficiency of vitamin D is a common cause of this disease that causes bone deformities like bowed legs|
|Rickets is a condition that results in weak or soft bones in children. Symptoms include bowed legs, stunted growth, bone pain, large forehead, and trouble sleeping. Complications may include bone fractures, muscle spasms, an abnormally curved spine, or intellectual disability.The most common cause is vitamin D deficiency. This can result from eating a diet without enough vitamin D, dark skin, too little sun exposure, exclusive breastfeeding without vitamin D supplementation, celiac disease, and certain genetic conditions. Other factors may include not enough calcium or phosphorus. The underlying mechanism involves insufficient calcification of the growth plate. Diagnosis is generally based on blood tests finding a low calcium, low phosphorus, and a high alkaline phosphatase together with X-rays.Prevention includes vitamin D supplements for exclusively breastfed babies. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. If due to a lack of vitamin D, treatment is usually with vitamin D and calc|