Vitamin D--deficiency rickets among children in Canada
- ERRATUM. // European Journal of Pediatrics. Supplement;2009, Vol. 168, p101
A correction to the article "Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency rickets in the eastern part of Turkey," by Behzat Ozkan and colleagues published in an issue of the "European Journal of Pediatrics" is presented.
- Vitamin D-deficiency rickets among children in Canada. Ward, Leanne M.; Gaboury, Isabelle; Ladhani, Moyez; Zlotkin, Stanley // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p161
Background: Based on regional and anecdotal reports, there is concern that vitamin D-deficiency rickets is persistent in Canada despite guidelines for its prevention. We sought to determine the incidence and clinical characteristics of vitamin D-deficiency rickets among children living in...
- Familial Vitamin D-Resistant Rickets. Falls Jr., William F.; Carter, Norman W.; Rector Jr., Floyd C.; Seldin, Donald W. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar68, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p553
Presents information on a study which examined patients with vitamin D-resistant rickets. Methodology; Results; Discussion.
- The re-emerging burden of rickets: a decade of experience from Sydney. Robinson, P. D.; Högler, W.; Craig, M. E.; Verge, C. F.; Walker, J. L.; Piper, A. C.; Woodhead, H. J.; Cowell, C. T.; Ambler, G. R. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2006, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p564
Aim: To define the demographics and clinical characteristics of cases presenting with nutritional rickets to paediatric centres in Sydney, Australia. Methods: Retrospective descriptive study of 126 cases seen from 1993 to 2003 with a diagnosis of vitamin D deficiency and/or confirmed rickets...
- Rickets: The Third Wave. Chesney, Russell W. // Clinical Pediatrics;Apr2002, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p137
Talks about the reemergence of nutritional rickets in children. Information on how to prevent rickets; Characteristic features of osteomalacia; History of rickets; Biologic role of calcitriol; Groups of women that are at risk from nutritional rickets; Factors that contributed to rickets in children.
- Rickets and myelofibrosis. Özsoylu, Sinasi // European Journal of Pediatrics;2000, Vol. 159 Issue 7, p544
Comments on the article `Myelofibrosis: an unusual presentation of vitamin D-deficient rickets,' by I.L. Stephan, C. Galambrun, A. Dutour and F. Freycon. Lack of prevalence of anemia on children with rickets; Proposal of some additional factors; Possible relation of congenital rickets to the...
- Severe vitamin D deficiency in 6 Canadian First Nation formula-fed infants. Gross, Melissa L.; Tenenbein, Milton; Sellers, Elizabeth A. C. // International Journal of Circumpolar Health;2013, Vol. 72, p1
Background. Rickets was first described in the 17th century and vitamin D deficiency was recognized as the underlying cause in the early 1900s. Despite this long history, vitamin D deficiency remains a significant health concern. Currently, vitamin D supplementation is recommended in Canada for...
- Children in Tibet. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2001, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p343
Over 2000 Tibetan children aged up to 7 years were examined in 1994-95. It was estimated that 13.2 percent of the children born to the mothers in the survey had died. Half of the children had a z score for height of -2.0 or lower. Mean z score was -0.5 in the first 6 months of life, -1.6 by 12...
- Stage I Vitamin D-Deficiency Rickets Mimicking Pseudohypoparathydroidism Type II. Srivastava, Tarak; Alon, Uri S. // Clinical Pediatrics;May2002, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p263
Presents a report on two cases of stage I vitamin D-deficiency rickets (VDR) that were originally diagnosed as pseudohypoparathyroidism (PHP) type II. Similarities in the clinical presentation and biochemical features of VDR and PHP type II; Discussion on the pathophysiology of VDR and PHP;...