Health Tip: Does Your Child Have Rickets?06/29/11
(HealthDay News) -- Rickets is a condition caused by a
deficiency of vitamin D, calcium or phosphorus. Symptoms may
include weak or deformed bones.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says common warning
signs of rickets include:
- Poor muscle tone.
- Delays in growth and development.
- Widened bones in the ankles or wrists.
- Bowing of the legs.
- Stooped posture.
- Deformities in the ribs or chest, which could trigger lung
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