463 Hypophosphatbmic Rickets in Breast Milk Fed Premature

Breast milk has been the universal standard of infant nutrition; the appropriateness of this in the very small infant has been recently questioned. A case of hypophosphatemic rickets in a 595 gm premature will be presented. The infant was begun on breast milk at 12 d. of age and nourished solely on breast milk until diagnosed at 5 mos. at which time x-rays… CONTINUE READING