Rickets and osteomalacia

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Rickets


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    Rickets is a condition that affects bone development in children. It causes bone pain, poor growth and soft, weak bones that can lead to bone deformities. Adults can experience a similar condition, which is known as osteomalacia or soft bones. A lack of vitamin D or calcium is the most common cause of rickets. Vitamin D largely comes from exposing the skin to sunlight, but it's also found in some foods, such as oily fish and eggs. Vitamin D is essential for the formation of strong and healthy bones in children.....
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    Link: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/rickets-and-osteomalacia/
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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