Dr. Cannell discusses the inadequacy of radiographs for diagnosing infantile rickets.
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The Scottish government has partnered with Healthy Start’s public health initiative to decrease vitamin D deficiency among pregnant women.
Dr. Cannell highlights several factors that lead to wrongly accused child abuse cases in infants with undiagnosed rickets.
New findings suggest that vitamin D supplementation may be an effective form of therapy in the management of ichthyosis.
Dr. Cannell discusses the current research that has found a link between vitamin D deficient rickets and the prevalence of autism.
A study called for better vitamin D supplementation programs for mothers and children who are at risk for vitamin D deficiency in order to prevent rickets.
The prevalence of infantile rickets is unknown due to the lack of skeletal surveys in otherwise healthy infants.
New research published in The Lancet has found that the rate of hospital admissions due to rickets is the highest it has been since the 1960’s.
A case report out of Chile details how vitamin D treated a case of rickets, and in addition, helped lessen severity of atopic dermatitis.
Dr Cannell writes to a mother accused of abusing her baby, who showed multiple signs of rickets.