Metabolic disease in animals.

  • Si-Kwang Liu
  • Published 2002 in Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology


Rickets is a metabolic bone disorder characterized by osteopenic changes resulting from the failure of calcification of the osteoid matrix and absent mineralization of hypertrophic cartilage cells at the epiphyseal growth plates in growing primates, herbivores, swine, carnivores, and birds. The causes of rickets include inadequate dietary provision of… (More)


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@article{Liu2002MetabolicDI, title={Metabolic disease in animals.}, author={Si-Kwang Liu}, journal={Seminars in musculoskeletal radiology}, year={2002}, volume={6 4}, pages={341-6} }