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What is Vitamin D resistant rickets?

What is Vitamin D resistant rickets?

  • Vitamin D resistant rickets: A form of rickets that is caused by Vitamin D resistance.

Vitamin D resistant rickets is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Vitamin D resistant rickets, or a subtype of Vitamin D resistant rickets, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Vitamin D resistant rickets as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Vitamin D resistant rickets: Introduction

Types of Vitamin D resistant rickets:

Broader types of Vitamin D resistant rickets:

How serious is Vitamin D resistant rickets?

Complications of Vitamin D resistant rickets: see complications of Vitamin D resistant rickets

What causes Vitamin D resistant rickets?

Causes of Vitamin D resistant rickets: see causes of Vitamin D resistant rickets

What are the symptoms of Vitamin D resistant rickets?

Symptoms of Vitamin D resistant rickets: see symptoms of Vitamin D resistant rickets

Complications of Vitamin D resistant rickets: see complications of Vitamin D resistant rickets

Can anyone else get Vitamin D resistant rickets?

More information: see contagiousness of Vitamin D resistant rickets
Inheritance: see inheritance of Vitamin D resistant rickets

Vitamin D resistant rickets: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Vitamin D resistant rickets.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vitamin D resistant rickets.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vitamin D resistant rickets: Pediatrician, Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vitamin D resistant rickets.
Treatments for Vitamin D resistant rickets: see treatments for Vitamin D resistant rickets
Research for Vitamin D resistant rickets: see research for Vitamin D resistant rickets

Name and Aliases of Vitamin D resistant rickets

Main name of condition: Vitamin D resistant rickets

Other names or spellings for Vitamin D resistant rickets:

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Vitamin D resistant rickets: Related Conditions

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