Increasing incidence of nutritional rickets: a population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota.

@article{Thacher2013IncreasingIO,
  title={Increasing incidence of nutritional rickets: a population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota.},
  author={T D Thacher and Philip R. Fischer and Peter J. Tebben and Ravinder Jit Singh and Stephen S. Cha and Julie A. Maxson and Barbara P. Yawn},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2013},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={176-83}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine temporal trends in incidence and risk factors of nutritional rickets in a community-based population. PATIENTS AND METHODS Rochester Epidemiology Project data were used to identify all children (aged <18 years) residing in Olmsted County, Minnesota, between January 1, 1970, and December 31, 2009, with diagnostic codes corresponding to rickets, vitamin D deficiency, hypovitaminosis D, rachitis, osteomalacia, genu varum, genu valgum, craniotabes, hypocalcemia… CONTINUE READING
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