Rickets | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of rickets?

Rickets can cause delayed growth, pain in the bones of the spine, pelvis and legs, and muscle weakness. It can also cause problems with your child’s teeth, such as cavities and problems with teeth structure.


Rickets: Not a Disease of the Past by LS Nield, M.D., P Mahajan, M.D., M.P.H., A Joshi, M.D., and D Kamat, M.D., PH.D. (American Family Physician August 15, 2006, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20060815/619.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/06