Rickets and Osteomalacia Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Rickets and Osteomalacia? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Rickets and Osteomalacia.


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Symptoms of Rickets and Osteomalacia

Symptoms may include:

  • Bone pain and tenderness
  • Skeletal and/or skull deformities
  • Bow legs or knock knees
  • Deformity or curvature of the spine
  • Pigeon chest (forward protrusion of the chest bone)
  • Impaired growth, resulting in short stature
  • Susceptibility to bone fractures
  • Dental deformities
  • Delayed tooth formation
  • Defects in teeth
  • Increased cavities
  • Loss of appetite or weight loss
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Poor muscle development and tone
  • Muscle weakness
  • Delay of learning to walk in children


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