Dr. Cannell and Dr. Holick recently reviewed two case studies of infantile rickets that resulted in the misdiagnosis of child abuse.
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Another parent, Rebecca J. Wanosik, is fighting to regain custody of her five children after her baby was misdiagnosed with child abuse.
A recent review questions who should be legally responsible for ensuring infants and pregnant women maintain sufficient vitamin D levels.
The prevalence of infantile rickets is unknown due to the lack of skeletal surveys in otherwise healthy infants.
Dr. David Ayoub joins the podcast to talk about the connection between infantile rickets and child abuse.
Recently, Dr. Cannell was asked to serve as an expert witness on two cases of alleged child abuse. In this blog, Dr. Cannell provides an overview of the two cases he was involved with and their outcomes and discusses how infantile rickets explains a lot of child abuse cases.
Dr Cannell discusses the possible link between vitamin D deficiency and SIDS,
In 1962 a new condition, battered child syndrome, was discovered by Dr. C. Henry Kempe, a pediatrician. Dr Cannell explains the similarities between the syndrome and rickets.
Everything you need to know about vitamin D during pregnancy and breastfeeding and how much your baby needs.
A story on a family with a child who suffers from Osteogenesis imperfecta, misdiagnosed by doctors as a case of child physical abuse.