Rickets: A rare condition where a lack of Vitamin D results in bone disease as it is essential for the process of bone calcification.
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Definitions of Rickets:
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)
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 Institutes of Health (NIH)
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