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Rickets MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Rickets
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.198.816
C18.452.104.816
C18.452.174.845
C18.654.521.500.133.770.734
Unique ID
D012279
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012279
Scope Note
Disorders caused by interruption of BONE MINERALIZATION manifesting as OSTEOMALACIA in adults and characteristic deformities in infancy and childhood due to disturbances in normal BONE FORMATION. The mineralization process may be interrupted by disruption of VITAMIN D; PHOSPHORUS; or CALCIUM homeostasis, resulting from dietary deficiencies, or acquired, or inherited metabolic, or hormonal disturbances.
Entry Term(s)
Rachitis
NLM Classification #
QU 173
See Also
Genu Valgum
Genu Varum
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/11/24
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