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Rickets and Osteomalacia POSNA Study Guide

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Description: Objectives
1. Outline the pathway of Vitamin D metabolism
2. Define: osteomalacia, rickets
3. Describe the clinical features of rickets
4. Describe the radiographic findings noted in patients with rickets, and their relationship with histologic findings
5. List causes of rickets in children
6. List 2 causes of Vitamin D resistant rickets
7. Discuss treatment regimens for nutritional rickets, and two forms of Vitamin D resistant rickets

Type: Reference Material
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Institution: POSNA
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Language: English

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Added: Tue Jun 16 2009