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[Seminar] Rickets

Rickets, historically referred to as “the English disease”, is common worldwide. Absence of phosphate at the growth plate and mineralising bone surfaces due to inadequate vitamin D supply either f...

Clinical trial assesses anti-FGF23 for treating X-linked hypophosphatemia

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a heritable form of rickets that results from mutations in the gene encoding the phosphate regulating endopeptidase (PHEX). Unlike diet-associated forms of rickets,...

Vitamin and mineral supplements for healthy individuals don’t work

When I was in medical school, our nutrition researchers taught us that vitamins didn’t do much good and only made expensive urine (where the water soluble ones end up).  We did learn about the...

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Racism as a social and scientific concept is reshaped and reborn periodically through the ages and according to an anthropologist, both medical and scientific researchers need to be careful that the g...

Why vitamin D deficiency diagnoses surged

Physicians are ordering vitamin D deficiency screening tests for preventive care purposes rather than after patients develop conditions caused by decreased bone density, a study has concluded. For old...

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Hereditary Rickets. How Genetic Alterations Explain the Biochemical and Clinical Phenotypes.

The reemergence of vitamin D deficiency in the industrialized countries resurrects the "threat" of nutritional rickets, especially among pediatric populations, a fact that may lead to underdiagnosis o...

Lamellar ichthyosis with rickets.

Lamellar ichthyosis (LI) is a rare genetic disorder with autosomal recessive inheritance. It is equally seen in both sexes and usually manifests at birth. The child presents as a collodion baby. The e...

Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets in an Adolescent With Severe Atopic Dermatitis.

Atopic dermatitis (AD) affects 10% to 20% of children worldwide. Its severity may be inversely correlated with 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) levels. Although low levels of vitamin D (VD) can cause ricke...

Dilated cardiomyopathy secondary to rickets-related hypocalcaemia: eight case reports and a review of the literature.

Introduction: Dilated cardiomyopathy is usually idiopathic and may arise secondary to infections or metabolic or genetic causes. Another rare cause is hypocalcaemia. Owing to the fact that calcium pla...

Successful Medical Therapy for Hypophosphatemic Rickets due to Mitochondrial Complex I Deficiency Induced de Toni-Debré-Fanconi Syndrome.

Primary de Toni-Debré-Fanconi syndrome is a non-FGF23-mediated hypophosphatemic disorder due to a primary defect in renal proximal tubule cell function resulting in hyperphosphaturia, renal tubular a...

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