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Rickets in cerebral palsied children: a report of two cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3793895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Two cases of vitamin D deficiency rickets in cerebral palsied children are presented. The problem of diagnosis and possible etiological factors are discussed. This report highlights a problem that is often not recognized in South Africa, particularly because of the abundant sunshine and, therefore, the rarity of vitamin D deficiency in the normal child.
Authors:
S J Matthews; G A Versfeld
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0271-6798     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop     Publication Date:    1986 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-19     Completed Date:  1987-02-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109053     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  717-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
African Americans
African Continental Ancestry Group
Cerebral Palsy / complications*
Child
Humans
Male
Rickets / complications*,  radiography
South Africa
Vitamin D / metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
1406-16-2/Vitamin D

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