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Rickets: A condition that affects the bones due to vitamin D deficiency. See detailed information below for a list of 64 causes of Rickets, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Rickets as a symptom include:
A metabolic bone disease that results from either a deficiency in vitamin D, or an abnormality in the metabolism of vitamin D, or a deficiency of calcium in the diet. The most common symptoms are bone pain and muscle weakness. When it occurs in children it is commonly referred to as rickets. (Diagnostic Surgical Pathology, 3rd ed.) --2003
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Disorder of calcium and phosphorus metabolism affecting bony structures, due to a variety of defects in vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorous homeostasis, including dietary deficiencies or malabsorption.
- (Source - CRISP)
Rickets is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Rickets, or a subtype of Rickets,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Rickets mentioned in various sources:
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The following list of conditions have 'Rickets' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Rickets based
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Medical Conditions associated with Rickets:
Symptoms related to Rickets:
Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Posture symptoms (96 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Autosomal dominant hypophosphatemic rickets, Cystinosis, Ethotoin, Etidronate, Glutethimide, Hypokalaemic distal renal tubular acidosis, Hypophosphataemia, Hypophosphatasia, Malabsorption syndrome (62 causes), Nephropathic early-onset cystinosis
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