Rickets and Osteomalacia Symptoms
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- Risk Factors
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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
What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
What causes Rickets and Osteomalacia? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Are you at risk of getting Rickets and Osteomalacia? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
What are the Rickets and Osteomalacia symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.
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How can you prevent Rickets and Osteomalacia? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Can this condition be treated? What Rickets and Osteomalacia treatment options are available?
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